Hippo Hideaway

Address: 70 McKenzie Street, Saint Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa | Lodge
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This lodge is located on 70 McKenzie Street, Saint Lucia.
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    Travel Blogs from Saint Lucia

    Ubizane Tree Lodge

    A travel blog entry by africazen on Jun 13, 2014

    2 comments, 8 photos

    ... James then got astonished when cars would overtake when cars coming quite close in the opposite direction. I saw sugar cane harvesting by hand. I think most crop harvesting is done by hand. Saw work men using whipper snippers to cut grass on road edges then women would rake the grass with sticks. They also burn off beside the road as a fire break, different drip torch, piece of wire with flame on end and paint tin of fuel!!! Not much in the way of PPE. Arrived at Ubizane ...

    Hungry Hungry Hippos

    A travel blog entry by jenny.whinney on May 06, 2014

    50 photos

    It was an early rise with a 5am start on Tuesday for our safari. We were picked up by a 4X4 ready to go to Hluhluwe-iMfolozi park for our all day safari. The Hl is pronounced like the welsh Ll and once I knew that I was much better at saying the name - I've been calling in Hulooweeloowee for the whole trip so far. Before 10 o'clock we had already seen white rhino, giraffes, elephants, warthogs, buffalo and Wildebeast. Our guide called the empalas the fast food of the ...

    Day 1

    A travel blog entry by scubanut on Mar 16, 2014

    1 photo

    ... the place in search of their favourite stuff for wooing a mate. We finished off the day with a leisurely Hippo cruise in the St. Lucia estuary and game reserve and again we weren't disappointed with superb sightings of Hippo and Crocodile (and a cold beer!). Well thats enough for today, except for dinner and a couple of beers then back to Wendy's Country Lodge for a few more, nuff ...

    Clarens : land of sculpted sandstone

    A travel blog entry by jkjohnson on Feb 01, 2014

    2 photos

    ... coffee. The next day we packed up the car and crossed into Golden Gate National Park. Here the jagged sandstone formations sit above the electric lime grasses and lichens that carpet the countryside. We had lunch at the park hotel and watched a thieving family of baboons attempting to gain access to the premises. The bartender held up a knife on the safe side of the glass and snarled at the alpha. We then drove a rough road up to the Royal Natal National Park in the Drakensberg ...

    In Pursuit of Painted Dogs

    A travel blog entry by another-sky on Nov 30, 2013

    9 photos

    ... hours, starting before sunrise, that involve peering though binoculars, triangulating faint radio telemetry signals from collared animals, watching for signs of fresh poop, ducking acacia thorns, avoiding snakes, trying to stay cool in the sun and dry in the rain .... all the while hanging on for dear life in the back of an uncovered 4x4 pickup (or 'Bakkie' as they say in South Africa) over gravel roads and dirt tracks in and out of the bush. ...