Sanctuary Chief's Camp
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- Continental Breakfast
- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Moremi Game Reserve
... had solo hunting rights on the island. I wanted to go there and camp but got voted out of it. Saw the sun come up on the way. It was a freezing ride there and we were all under thick blankets.
Had a great time there and saw some wonderful groups of animals. This was our first good siting of hippos and very first of a tsessebe. We were hoping to see some cats and our driver worked very hard to make it happen ...
... bush at that point. Shadreck later confessed that he would have started the engine and backed up if the elephant had flanked us as the potential for injury would exist in that situation.
Over our final dinner, Shadreck had been requested to relate some of his stories of previous safaris or those of which he had some background. He told us about lions in the camp, a guide who was killed by a lioness, a client (lady) who wouldn't stay in her tent ...
... at Khwai which sounds like many "rhythm sticks" being banged together. A few of us went with Shadreck to the north side of one of the water pools for "sundowners" but the sun was off to the west and the water was to the south so my attempts at sunset photos was not as successful as last night's photos when we faced west across a pool of water. Everyone's tired from another relocation day and expect to retire as soon as we finish another one of Pula's superb ...
... used termite mounds as seats to take in the view.
We shared our lunch picnic space with hippos, crocks (and one very brave or very foolish yellow-billed stork), white-faced ducks, a water monitor lizard, a giraffe peeping over the scrub, cormorants, fish eagles hunting a snack, pied kingfishers, an African sacred ibis, great white egret, and countless other birds. I checked out an enormous nearby termite mound and found ...
... was probably the same troop that lives at our lodge. The mongooses were having a great time digging and scratching around in elephant poo. They were looking for insects to eat. They briefly stopped and looked at us, then would get back to looking for insects. It was an interesting ...