Buffalo Ridge Lodge
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Fabrizio stayed here on Dec 21, 2013 during their trip titled: Christmas in South Africa.
... through them fast enough, it's like watching a slowmo movie.) JR left a marker so that other groups could find the cheetahs but we suspect that the cheetahs will move off as soon as they are sufficiently warm because their bellies did not look full. The morning drive ends with a coffee break then another look at the Oryx and more dazzle of zebra. After a very hearty breakfast, I go for a ...
This evening we had no guests, so I went with Paul for a drive to pick up staff from one of the gates. On the way out of the lodge, we stopped in the wetlands to briefly watch some water buck. The water buck were enjoying standing knee deep in the mud drinking and eating water grasses. We continued on and about thirty minutes later came to Vlei Pan - out of the best waterholes to see animals at.
At that moment ...
Today I took a day off work so that I could go with Paul for his assessment walk. Paul, I and his assessor Megan left the lodge at 6:30am. Just after leaving the lodge we stopped to watch five white rhinos. It was a very nice sight to see so many of them together slowly walking and eating grass.
Fifteen minutes after leaving the lodge Paul parked the Land Cruiser to the side of the road. He then left the park officials know where we were and that we were doing a ...
Today I turned 33. We were on leave but spending these few days in the staff village at work. My day started with Paul bringing me an Amarula coffee as I woke up and then he made us delicious pancakes for breakfast. The rest of the day was relaxing about the house.
In the afternoon Paul took me on a game drive. We saw animals as soon as we drove out the gate. There were zebras and a variety of water birds in the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBuffalo Ridge Lodge Madikwe Game Reserve
Private villas in the nature and swimming pool with bushveld view, great safaris, superb meals and romantic atmosphere at dinner.
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