Buffalo Ridge Lodge
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Fabrizio stayed here on Dec 21, 2013 during their trip titled: Christmas in South Africa.
Steph this time.....so, we made it driving from Madikwe Safari Lodge to Buffalo Ridge, but not without incident. The drive is literally through the Madikwe Game Reserve and we had been warned about the aggressive elephants but we are tourists, after all, so upon seeing one (a male, by the way, very large tusks...) on the drive, we slowed down, …
Though Cape Town is a sophisticated first world city, it's airport is a complete joke. So much so, that it would be a compliment to put it on par with New Delhi international. On Monday morning, the Check in was ridiculous...a mile long. By the time I had "Linda Bloom'd" my way to the front of the line, we found out that Randolph's reservation had …
... gives us a quick run-down of the room amenities including the panic button in case we are visited by "unwanted guests", which she says hasn’t happened yet on her 6-month watch. She then takes us on a tour of the grounds and tidy buildings including the dining areas in-door and out-door, the lounge including the well-stocked bar, the guest pool and the watering hole. The most important ...
... the one guide sped through the game reserve while myself and two others were standing on the truck bed. It was so cool and the view was breathtaking the entire drive through the reserve. I ended the day back at my homestay watching football (soccer) and South African soap operas and learned that people eat with their hands here, so that has been a fun adjustment.
On Saturday, we did a scavenger hunt in Gaborone with a group of people in my program. After ...
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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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