Sodwana Bay Lodge
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... South Africa! We drive through the gate and head toward camp, driving slowly as it is game area. We pass a car pulled up on the side of the road, a typical sign that they have spotted something and ask them what they see. Two Cheetah that have Just moved behind the bushes. They had been sitting at the side of the road for the last 20 minutes, but just got up and moved out of sight. The car drives on, but we are not ready to give up yet. We reverse ...
... this time, there was a large elephant to our left with two buffalo nearby. We reached Mpila Camp late afternoon and are staying in a safari tent with its own outside kitchen. It's situated almost in the bush with views of the surrounding country. The camp is fenced against elephants but all other animals can freely roam. This means you can often see game from the tent and verandah. Bernard has again joined us for a few days after taking ...
... in these townships that get sick one day and pass away the next. Again, its hard to explain.
Today was just a normal day, and yet to able to call this a normal day seems crazy, when I also know how unique, unbelievable, overwhelming, emotionally exhausting, eye opening, day it was. and If I don’t write it down, maybe i’ll never believe I ever did it. Maybe I feel like it was all a dream. Before we came here, I would ask God ...
... to tea (which we declined) and having a
good laugh. While any accidental death is still a sad event, we were
so relieved that we hadn't stumbled upon a poaching after all, and we
found the whole situation indescribably funny.
Lucky for us we were back in the air! We flew roughly 300-800 feet
above the ground over reserves, farms, roads, and villages. We were
constantly scanning to assess the habitat and to try to catch the
telltale flash of white that ...
... high up on a fever tree. Armon thinks there may be a leopard around because the baboons usually scatter when they hear the safari vehicles. We watch five baboons for a few minutes in the tree and then head out to search for the leopard. After many miles and no sighting of the elusive leopard we spot a few warthogs and zebras. As we continue through the reserve we spot some wilder beast and kudus and then start our journey back to ...