TripAdvisor Reviews Ikhayalam Lodge Port Elizabeth
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... Most whites have black housekeepers, nanny's and gardeners as the minimum wage is so minimal it is cheap to pay someone else to do your work for you. We didn't have to make our bed or do the dishes once during our stay, weird but wonderful. Note to self: One must not become accustomed to such service so early in a backpacking year.... Eating out is also so cheap. Our first experience was breakfast overlooking the Indian Ocean vista for a grand total of ...
Today is a tad hotter than yesterday, the sea feels a bit more rough and quite a breeze blowing. Spent the morning in the usual way. Lost at shuffle again. Went to the photo shop to see if the photos of the charity walk were out but apparently they have to contact Macmillan first before they can display. Not sure why it's so complicated but hey rules are rules. The new Captain tha joined us in Singapore is a bit of a comedian, he loves to put ...
... and homemade bakery) called Nanaja along the way. They sell nougat, mince pies, ice cream, salsas, and all sorts of other things.There I bought a few goodies to bring home.
We finally arrived to the game reserve at 2:30 p.m. to check-in for our 3 p.m. drive. Our ranger was Ranger Nick, a very "nice chap" indeed. He always took us on the road less traveled. We didn't follow the rest of the vehicles through the game reserve, we always drove ...
... spent a whole hour just watching the big cats. It was only a 5 minute slot within the enclosure, but it took a good 15 minutes to work up the nerve to go in there. The volunteers and trainers spoke a little too much about the cats, when all I wanted to do was focus my attention wholly upon the experience of being so close to the cats minus any fences or glass (it makes a big difference!)
... majestic sitting up on a perch together. One of them came right up to the fence to say hello. Then we went to see some of the white lions. It was the middle of the day. Even though it wasn’t hot outside, they were all napping.
Then we went to see the "small" animals. There were 5 lion cubs also hanging out. One was playing with a ball but she came to play with us and the other 4. They ...
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