African Pride Pumba Private Game Reserve
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- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
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Wow, Pumba Water Lodge is a magical experience
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This morning we set off on our sun rise "drive" in blue skies and warming sun. There were no real dramas but lots of lovely views of rhino, Impala, hippos and boks. When we got back and after breakfast we were confined to our rooms for a few hours as the lions had come into the lodge area and were refusing to leave! At lunchtime the lions were gone …
We left Plettenberg Bay this morning and headed east. The journey took over 3 hours and we travelled through some lovely countryside, including a national park land, which was beautiful. We arrived here at Pumba Lodge early afternoon and after checking into our thatched safari lodge (the photos don't do it justice!), we went out on our first ever …
... at Cana. The Memorial meeting was followed by a communal lunch. I needed to be on the road by 1.30pm to get as far along the highway home as I could before resting for the night, so I started my farewells to everyone only to find that everyone wanted to say a personal goodbye and share a farewell hug ….. It had been an especially warm and friendly time with all these amazing brothers and sisters.
The drive home was a good and easy drive. Being Sunday there was ...
... it seems wants to be the first to attempt passing until there is at least two miles of open road ahead and if someone further back in the line moves then there is no inclination to allow them to cut back in unless they pass ALL cars in the line. There is not the give and take and ebb and flow you find in Asia and it creates long slow lines snaking up hills. It strikes me as a bit of a timid approach but then when someone is assertive it comes ...
... another scene that could be mistaken for an alien planet. Unfortunately, a drive high into the mountains proved fruitless as the clouds hugged the summits and hid all views over the island in a thick mist. There was nothing to be seen other than the grey fog and the twisting, turning road. It was a shame because no doubt had it been a clear day, from that altitude, the full glory of the landscape would have presented itself.
As the week drew to a close it was time once again to ...