Protea Hotel The Winkler
Travel Blogs from White River
Another full day. Saw many different animals. More later later .manage to see leopard stalking something from a tree. Maybe one of those many Impalas. Had great close up experience with a lion. Walked down the road next to us calling for his pride.Once he had crossed to the other side to lie in the bush,he let out one HUGE roar that shook us all to our bones.
Spent all day in open jeeps covering a big part of Kruger National Park. Saw the " big five " very happy to see the leopard in the tree. Thought he maybe was looking for an impala.
Off to Kruger Park. All day travel with terrific scenery. Stopped at Bourkes Luck pot holes at the mouth of the Blyde River canyon. Arrived late in afternoon at hotel.Tomorrow the park an safari.
Hi Friends, So we left Southbroom last Friday and headed north driving on the beach road towards Durban looking for our next home. We ended up settling at a place called Winkle Spruit in a beachside resort in a self contained unit for less than A$60 a night. The day we got there the surf was huge and the wind was howling northerly so we didn't know …
... to Nelspruite town (the gateway to Kruger) in the hopes that something would appear. Nelspruite is a small South African town of only a few thousand people. These people however are spread over a vast area probably (exaggeratedly) the size of London. I puff my way over to the out of town campsite stopping every few metres to ask directions. I've found that most people have no idea where ...