Burchell's Bush Lodge
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... 30 minutes of hysterical crying. In a deep slumber in the early hours, our camp was awake once again, this time it was the mating cries of 2 lions - so much for a quiet 'no noise' camp!! Our game drives over the five days were rewarding but still the elusive lions were heard but not seen. We went out early the next morning and 15 mins into our drive there on the road some 50 meters away were three slinky animals? Too thin for lions - definitely not impalas so ...
... in close view - a picture tells the story! We were robbed of this sighting! Let it be said that we 4 are well organized with pre-cooked meals to take the hassle out of spending too long over a chopping board or gas plate ! G&T's and gees around the fire take preference after a long day on the road. Many hours of bush whacking under some testing conditions, teaches one to capitalize on freezers and fridges, of which the Kelly's had 4, and to stock them to ...
... again … quelle surprise !!
Jabulani heard a leopard calling - it sounded a bit like a saw. He said that it was letting other Leopards know where it is.
“OMG, will it come here?” said the daughter.
Jabulani said it was around the next bend in the river, so no, not likely while we are here.
We stayed there for a while and then drove back along the ...
For lunch I had a beetroot and orange salad with a kind of pesto sauce on it while Doug had baked trout with a few French Fries and veges. We each had a breadroll … we took the plates inside after finishing as we didn’t want any baboons etc to get to the plates.
We could see Impala and a large male Kudu across the river from our deck, so Doug snapped several photos of those animals and was happy to watch them all afternoon.
... bowl of smoked salmon with vegetables, a green yoghurt smoothie and a plate of yummy looking profiteroles…and various beverages too
I opted for the Yoghurt Smoothie which was really nice - I think Doug declined all.
Afternoon game drive
Out we went to our car with Jabulani where the lone Japanese man was already sitting and waiting with his video on a tripod and his Nikon camera.