Jock Safari Lodge
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
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Thursday 17th March
Arrived at 7.05am after a good flight. Well worth paying the extra for Premium economy. Much more comfortable. Checked in again for Skukusa airport which is in Kruger National Park itself. All the airport porters are very helpful but it does cost you in tips!.
We then had a 4 hour wait. It was a small plane and the …
... little water and as a result very few birds. Head on down the road and see cars stopped and jammed up. What is happening? According to the lady we talked to, there had been three cheetah moving through the grass but they had sat down. Blasted, foiled again.
Right at dusk another car jam, leopard! We were able to see him hunting it appeared. Moved swiftly through the grass, hear a scream, but ...
... it was indeed a very large hyena come visiting!
But this morning, nothing lurked. At the patio, very welcome hot coffee and tea awaited, and some delicious croissants - and birthday ...
... for us. The ground is too hard for pegs and we don't have a mallet anyway. The stars were just brilliant that night and after an 11 hour game drive we fell happily asleep to the sound of crickets and the occasional roar, grunt and squeak of miscellaneous animals in the not so far distance.
Day 4- Big Cats
This camp is full of old people, literally us and that German couple we met are the only people under 50. At 6am the bathroom already stinks and I am forced ...
... s and Nelson Mandela's homes, the latter now a museum to Mandela and his former wife. We saw Regina Monde, the Catholic church where many resistance meetings were held and students assembled there were fired on with live ammunition by the police. In 1976 the final phase to apartheid began with a student led uprising on June 16, now commemorated as Youth Day. We visited a museum dedicated to that day of violence by police and one 13 year ...