Etali Safari Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... Pay supermarkets. Today the supermarket was packed. The queues were huge and there were people everywhere. However, it was all good natured and everyone was patient and friendly. It was also nice and cool in the supermarket so not a bad place to be. The excitement built as we came to the gate for Madikwe Game Reserve. After 15 minutes of a very bumpy drive we made it to the lodge and were greeted with a lovely cold flavoured water. We were given a run down of the lodge, ordered ...
... screams down and snatches what looks like a quail in its talons. Next up is a kudu that presents a beautiful profile in the morning sunlight. Off in the distance a pair of Oryx watch us watch us warily, ready to bolt if we so much as move towards them. JR has a treat for us this morning. He slowly moves us into the tall grasses and we come upon four cheetahs, all brothers of about three ...
Friday, April 12th 2013
We are in the northern most part of South Africa, on the border of Botswana. At night, we can see the lights emanating from the border crossing. Since we are so remote, we had hardly any access to Internet. Therefore, this blog entry was created on the fly and covers three days.
The Madikwe Safari Lodge was quite impressive. Our room and amenities meet the five-star rating it deserves. We arrived ...
Today I took a day off work so that I could go with Paul for his assessment walk. Paul, I and his assessor Megan left the lodge at 6:30am. Just after leaving the lodge we stopped to watch five white rhinos. It was a very nice sight to see so many of them together slowly walking and eating grass.
Fifteen minutes after leaving the lodge Paul parked the Land Cruiser to the side of the road. He then left the park officials know where we were and that we were doing a ...
This afternoon I spent some time at the hide. I was quite lucky, as there were a variety of animals that came down to drink. Starting with a breeding herd of elephants, who were drinking right in front of the hide. After they left a herd of 6 kudus came down to drink and left in the same direction as they came. Shortly after, a dazzle of zebra arrived, but did not drink. Then two giraffe appeared. Another busy hour at the ...