Hluhluwe River Lodge
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... that was about, because she was at least 20 years his senior. Color me confused. After we got off the plane in Joburg (as the locals call it) we were met with another man holding a sign that said "Turetsky Group." He was joined by a porter, who helped us get our luggage and who took us through a separate security wing, where they confiscated the 6 boxes of bullets my Dad had packed in our luggage to give to Keith, the owner of the private airline that we were flying and ...
... came across the largest herd of African Buffalo I've ever seen. 120 plus. At first Bernard thought they were boulders, I remarked they must be moving boulders then! It was a magnificent sight. They were move along the hill on the right and left of us. Further along the route we saw a few more Rhino before leaving the park and going back to our accommodation. Pim and Dot joined us for a Braai and lovely evening was had by all. ...
... and calf. More warthog and wildebeest were running around. Mphafa Hide is set against a backdrop of a cliff with the water running down a waterfall and into a large pool. It must be beautiful with water but, unfortunately, today there was no water running and the pool was a bed of sand. There are some footprints and an area where elephants had been digging for water. No animals but many birds including swallows, weavers, doves and Egyptian geese.
We had arranged to go for a night ...
... included food cooked on the BBQ or braai. We enjoyed steak, chicken kabobs, curried vegetables, cheese and crackers, potatoes, salad, and desserts. The young host suggested the African sunset cocktail for us since it was our first night. After the meal, Zulu tribal dancers performed for us in the Boma. They chanted, drummed and danced for us. It was very entertaining. We headed back to the tent after the show as we had an early wake up in the morning for our first game ...
... many shots of gaping mouths as they yawned!
The water level in the estuary was very high due to recent heavy rains and the banks are flooded, which makes it difficult to see the crocodiles. However we did see a couple of large ones and a small one.
On the way back to the jetty our skipper announced that the steering on the boat had failed! The motors were still working so he had to steer with the twin ...