Thaba Nkwe Bushveld Inn
Travel Blogs from Thabazimbi
... inform the guide where they are, and then
go and meet the group to give them a special presentation focused on
the Southern Ground Hornbill. I have not yet had to do the
presentation, but I have tagged along on some of the drives to see
how they go. The guests really seem to enjoy them and it's nice to
see such fascination take hold when they get to view these birds up
Well, I wasnt able to get online for 30+ days!! Here's just a taste of what we saw and did, lots of details to come! What an adventure it was, from mistakingly commiting 'Detainable Offenses' in Zambia, to being burglarized in Botswana - We wouldn't have done anything differently as it is all part of the ...
... and then back onto the main road and into the Big 5 area. We still did not see any big 5 animals in this area or any sign of them. Instead we focused on the birds.
We took a slow drive back to the campsite for one last view of the busy waterhole. Here we saw warthogs, tsebes, ostriches, zebra and impalas. It was now time for us to leave Marakele and head back to Madikwe, as we had to go back to work tomorrow. The drive took us a couple of hours.
At around midday we arrived at Marakele National Park. We decided to come here after hearing our friends Tony and Nicola speak highly of this national park. It was also on route to Madikwe. It is situated in the south western section of the Waterberg Mountains. The national park is divided by a fence into two sections, one area for general game which included white rhino and the other area was the Big 5 area. We were camping at Bontle Campsite, site number 10 ...
... always feel hotter when I sweat.
Hanré was lots of fun on the way there, poor fellow just did not know how to respond to us as he was guarded and hesitant at first. Just another indication for me that he is being manipulated. He always had to think ...