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This morning we said farewell to our friends Chris and Jeanne Jennings and sadly departed Lengau for our return trip to Johannesburg. We had planned to meet the Jennings' daughter Zizi and her husband in Johannesburg for a quick look around the city and for a special visit to the South Africa Apartheid Museum since they had never been and it became a priority for us after Robben Island. We arrived at ...
Around 6pm we got a call that lions had been spotted on the Lengau plain (we had heard them roaring the night before) and off we went to find them. We did locate them and drove up quite close and saw them lying low in the grass raising their heads from time to time and giving the roar of the evening! Then back for a lovely dinner and drifted off to sleep with more lions roaring in the ...
Arrived at Welgevonden and joined the Jennings at their "bush house" (see picture below). We got settled in and off for a short game drive with Chris in his ten passenger open land rover and we found zebras, wildebeests and elephants all within 20 minutes of driving (more pictures below)
More details to follow cuz we have to get up early on Wednesday morning for a full blown morning game drive with a professional guide
So stay ...
... station -- about a 20 minute ride. We then took a taxi to our hotel. All in all, the transition went smoothly and was about $20 less expensive than paying the hotel transportation. Upon arrival at the hotel but, "what to our wondering eyes appeared but a HUGE mall thru the hotel's rear". We, of course, visited the mall after showers and found a ...
Today began as yesterday. Elsa and Leon brought coffee, juice and snack to the room before Leon left for work. I spent an hour trying to catch up with the blog. If I let it go for a day, it will probably just fade into the woodwork. After breakfast we drove about 10 miles to the Tarentaalrand Animal Farm. This place consists of an area which contained a variety of animals like monkeys and ...