Etosha Safari Lodge & Camp
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... early yesterday morning, not too sure where we were going to sleep last night. We bought our meat supplies at a recommended butcher, stocked up with beer and hit the road to Henties Bay, the fishing capital of the Southern Hemisphere. What a surprise this town turned out to be. A beautiful beach with even a golf course! Dave said you come and play here and you only bring one iron - a sand wedge! We had our breakfast overlooking the sea. I loved the names of some of ...
... dark and spotted another elephant, some
spotted hyaena and a Black Rhino.
Early start at 4.30, as we were told this was a good time to see the animals. There were none
to be seen, although we had a nice view of the moon setting. Just
after breakfast we went back and spotted an elephant. We watched for
about 30 minutes and then set off driving once more. This time we
spotted 2 Ostrich, 1 Lion,, 1 Oryx, 7 Zebra, 1 Impala. and a massive
... springbok, ostrich, impala, jackal, giraffes and a good few thousand zebra (literally, there were herds across the plains everywhere). Just before we arrived we got wind of some more lions hiding in grass, and lucky for us we did found them and they were much closer then our first find. Turned out to be five of them basking in the sunny grass and it was beautiful to watch. We could of admired them all day long but it was getting dark and we had to make it to our camp before the ...
... finish drinking and then he started heading out to eat. Black Rhinos have rounder ears, concave spine, hooked lip because it is a browser, not a grazer like the White Rhino. We were able to witness him browsing on some very thorny bushes, it was painful to watch! We were also able to watch him mark his territory, he turned his back to a bush and sprayed it with a large volume of urine!
Abram pointed out a bush with pretty little red flowers called the ...
... for more animal spotting.
We also visited the salt lake which was bone dry. The surface was white due to the intense heat.
A quite unreal sight.
We made our way to a different camp site and I really liked this one as the watering hole was more as if you were in an natural environment.
We had dinner at camp, in tea shirts, it was still so hot even though it was so dark.
The stars looked ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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