Jaci's Tree Lodge
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Madikwe Game Reserve
... 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 ...
... eventually and afterwards a family of elephants entertained us by coming for a swim in the river below. The rest of the day was spent escaping the heat in the shade of the tent, watching lizards, monkeys and birds passing through the trees.
A lovely afternoon/evening drive brought us wild dogs, more lions and elephants playing in the water. A fine dinner followed and we fell asleep to the lion's roar again. I think the rhino is giving him ...
... bird, the white quilled bustard.
As usual, we stayed too long and as a result had to get a bit of a move on. We wanted to be at our next destination, Madikwe Game Reserve, by 3pm. We followed the long straight road towards Gabarone and entered the reserve. The roads were poor and it was hard going. We did have a sneak peek at some zebras and elephants en route though. Eventually we arrived at ...
We've had a fantastic time at Makanyane and it was a little sad to leave. But I am looking forward to going home. Though I could certainly get used to having all my meals prepared for me, the cleaning done and the bed turned down!
We've been given a timeframe to return - one of the staff said we have to come back within ...
... dark. As well as driving around looking for/at animals, both vehicles meet up at sunset for drinks, nibbles and poo-spitting.Dinner. Have I mentioned how delicious the food is?Escort back to our room. The lodge and the rooms are unfenced which means no walking around on your own after dark. We haven't seen any lions but there have been elephants, wildebeest, zebra and monkeys.Sweet ...