AndBeyond Ngala Tented Camp
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I have so much to share that if I start from the beginning I will never finish to post it. I will introduce you to where I am and catch you up in a later entry and just start.with today. We left for Khamai.Reptile.park, about a 30 min drive from our deserve, at 7 this morning. Khamai means little lion. They chose the name because although they're a small park, their goal is to do a lion's share of work in reptile conservation. They ...
... a fun half an hour. Ha! Eventually we made our stopover hotel and had a great night's sleep.
This morning we headed off for the Simbivati River Lodge in a reserve connected to the world renowned Kruger National Park. We made it to the reserve by 1 pm and were off on safari by 4 pm. Everyday there are two game drives at 5:30am and 4pm.
Within the first 15 minutes we got lucky and spotted a huge rhinoceros. ...
... good chance to see how people live in rural Africa. Overall, the train was excellent choice for us. We have ridden overnight trains in China and all over Europe. This was as good as any, and better than most. Relatively speaking, the cabins were bigger, the beds were much better, the food was better, and the bathrooms were cleaner. A plane would be quicker, but the train was more fun, at least for us.
... our last night at Ngala. We had great hopes of seeing something wonderful, and we did. We first found the lion pride from last night and just sat and watched for a while. Then we found a pack of wild dogs. There were 6 adults and 4 pups. We followed them for quite a distance around a water hole where there were about 5 cape buffalo. These pups wanted to play with the buffalo. They knew to be careful because the buffalo could take them out with one ...
... I was lucky to see a ‘lowry’, a beautiful grey/black bird with bright red on its wings as they spread out to fly. Also saw duiker and zebras. The red duiker are timid miniature buck and I was lucky to see them quite close to our lodge. Later that day Pat and I went on a forest walk and on the path discovered a strange centipede, shorter and thicker than the common one and instead of curling itself up it ...