Elandela Private Game Reserve
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Room service
- Non-smoking rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
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We started the day with a nice breakfast and there was some commotion there was a dead deer like animal in a tree put there the night before by a leopard. Later at breakfast we were visited by the twins they were SO cute. I even got to hold them!! We also saw a praying mantis on mom's chair we were told it brings good luck. Later that day the bush buck was moved but no one saw the leopard.
After I met two new girls and had ...
... our safari yet! We arrived at the lodge just in time for lunch, a buffet of beef, pasta and vegetables. We weren't too hungry but tried a bit of everything! Then we were taken to our suite! It was like a small cottage with a thatched roof, A beautiful big room, which opens up onto a private decked area with our own hot tub. The bathroom, bigger than my bedroom at home, had a rainfall Shower and a huge roll top bath which looked out on to the water ...
... toward the lions feasting on one of their own. One lion got up and started running toward the herd of buffalos. You should have seen the herd turn around an head in a different direction. The herd did not give up, but were always unsuccessful. Finally they gave up and drifted further into the grass land. We saw nature at its best.
When we see lions you can be sure we will be sitting in our car for a very long time, and that is what we did!
... As a result, it is also easier to see the animals through the thinner winter brush.
We took a bus from our hotel in the Melrose Arch complex to the Johannesburg airport where we boarded a charter flight to the Skukuza airport in Kruger National Park (in the eastern part of South Africa, just north of Swaziland). The 84 YPO members and their families on the flight were going to two different safari camps just outside Kruger National Park. There ...
... we camp here. Fortunately, it was a very light rain and did not last very long. We had decided to go ahead and wash clothes while it was raining and had a very interesting visit with a couple that were washing clothes. They had sold their home, lightened their load, bought a camper and were planning to emigrate to Spain.
While our clothes were washing and drying, we did an hour ramble through the campground trying to get some good pictures of ...