Jock Safari Lodge
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... to keep us updated on them as we hope they make it in the wild.
This holiday went by so fast, but don’t they always? I wanted to stay and continue to have fun adventures in the bush. We both weren’t looking forward to our long trek back to Dublin. The drive to Johannesburg was not good. We barely made our flight home because of the casual driving of the van driver. We were supposed to arrive at the Joburg airport between 4-5pm but ...
... it gets shunned by some of the more serious safari types (often in favour of the private reserves adjacent to Kruger) because you are required to stay on the roads and it can be overgrown at certain times of the year. We’re saving the leopard for our next stop in Sabi Sands but outside of that (and the ever-elusive African Wild Dog) we saw pretty much everything we had hoped to see and a whole lot more. DH gave me another failing grade for ...
... continued to advance while the three males spread out behind her. You could cut the tension in the air on our jeep - we were clearly all hoping for a kill. Unfortunately for the lions, one of the males moved too quickly and spooked the buffalo away from the pride before the circling female had a chance to drive them into their trap. The lead female clawed at the trailing buffalo in an attempt to trip it, but it was too late. The three buffalo had a ...
... and we have a couple of days here to watch some surfers for the first time and check out all the factory shops for a bit of shopping. We also take to opportunity to get well and truly steamed together playing drinking games and consequently all passing out in our dorm. We took several walks down the beach even though if was a bit chilly is made for bigger waves and more daring surfers and we eventually ended up in a little restaurant facing the beach watching ...
... and famous live and also the V&A waterfront.
After our bus tour we did a tour of the District 6 Museum and Slave Lodge, where all the slaves used to live back in the 1800s where white settlers came to Cape Town. We returned to our hostel where we got ready for dinner as it was New Years Eve. The group had dinner at a place called Arnolds which is an expert in cooking game. We had warthog, ostrich, kudu, crocodile and springbok. The restaurant ...