Elandela Private Game Reserve
Travel Blogs from Kruger National Park
... through periodically! Did tonight the monkey squealed a lot but we didn't see him!! After a small tea our guide Keith took us-and others out into the bush where we saw hippo Rhino a leopard with 2 small cubs giraffe and lots of elephants! My training on the Earnstry Hills with Rob was good as the jeep lurched from side to side and crossed muddy water!! Eventually as sun was setting and deep in the bush ...
Today is my first full safari day. I am hoping to see a lion. I had been to Africa in 1988 but never saw a lion. Spoiler alert: I saw lots of lions. It was a pride sitting along the side of the road blending in with the colors of the landscape. Lunch was at the visitors center. Sharing lunch with us were the monkeys. And I do ...
... National Park. The thatched cathedral-like entrance leads through to the colonial cosiness of the lounge, which opens onto the massive wooden deck overlooking the Sabie River, offering regular sightings of the resident wildlife, including members of the Big Five.
We arrived at Tinga with only a short time to check in and have a quick bite before heading out on our first game drive at 4pm. We met our Ranger Ismael ...
... off the tree and throw it down to the ground. It looked like they shared food with the others.
Since we had a Night Game Drive that started at 7:30 p.m., we decided to have an early dinner. We have a couple of prime rib eye steaks in the freezer we can barbecue. Peter started up the BBQ grill and realized we didn't have any matches so he had to buy some at the camp store. We had charcoal, but no charcoal fluid and not much newspaper. Peter was fanning ...
... buffalo, snakes, ticks, crocodiles, spiders and the blazing hot sun! The camp I am at has no running water or electricity. Meals are cooked over a fire every night. I often long for the creature comforts that we are all use to but I'm in it for the total experience. The first night, I had a mouse in my room that jumped on my bed and ran over me all night long. Needless to say, I didn't sleep ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool