Protea Hotel The Winkler
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... yesterday. So much info! Went to hotel reception (closed) to meet guide, his name is Lodrack (Muzzi), for all day safari. Saw Buffalo, Zebra, Impala, Steenbok, Duiker, Klipspringer (high up on rocky cliffs), Warerbuck, Mongoose, lots of birds. Muzzi made impressive Zebra and Impala impersonations, must get them on videotape. Saw Giraffe drinking Giraffe don't have a voice box, so when they are killed they don't make a sound. Stopped ...
... we moved to Ohrigstad Dam nature reserve. This is a beautiful area. We saw waterbuck, warthogs and birds such as fish eagle, hoopoe, African pied wagtail and Amur falcons. There was hippo and rhino spoor but, unfortunately, we didn't see them. Driving around the dam proved challenging! Back to Graskop for our first braai of the ...
... waiting to see a leopard, and so far has seen several, plus a lion kill, a lion and cubs, and a cheetah with cubs (a very rare sighting, and one that I would love). Finally left Satara Camp and picked up a some food on the way out. Had the worst lunch of our trip so far..seriously sweet, sticky, hot bread with cucumber. We had a great drive out and managed to see elephant, buffalo and lots more. And a bonus for us just 2 kms from the exit ...
... 8212;turns out the 90 min ride took us back to about 10 min from the airport! Nice hotel—it is connected to a very upscale shopping mall with pilates center, craft shops, nut store—macadamias are grown here—knife store, interior design, etc—great dinner at a Pub—then off to bed.
Going to Kruger game park tomorrow for the last leg of our trip. We’re hoping to see a rhino or two ...
After leaving Pretoria it was on to Graskop where we stayed at a hostel belonging to a crazy man. My evidence for this being the fact his eyes lit up when he saw our vuvuzleas, how any sane person can enjoy the sound is beyond me,
Anyway next day we were up early so we could drive around the sights! On route we saw the Blyde canyon, the second largest canyon in the world, which had some very impressive views. Also we saw ...