Kariega Game Reserve
Travel Blogs from Kenton-on-Sea
We headed to the beach instead of doing a game safari this morning, so we were able to sleep in an extra hour. Although it gets bright so early, that we really did not sleep in.
We boarded the boat and cast off around 7:15. The wind was at our backs on the way there, so it was not too cold. The sun is out and the wind is fairly calm right …
... the Easternmost part of the game reserve. It was very refreshing! Photos from those drives are posted below.
We shared our experiences with Brenda and Lawrie Dilks, from England. Félix and Sébastien described them as "very, very kind people". We had many discussions, shared many laughs and our meals together. We are grateful for their presence and their camaraderie.
Please note: some photos are missing from here and I have no idea where they are! I can only think they were at the end of a memory card that I thought was all copied and it wasn't, so they got wiped. Grrrrrr!
On Sunday (four days ago) we left Port Elizabeth to head to back to Kasouga, stopping first in Kenton to visit with Bruce and Luanne who will be visiting for the holidays from Australia. We stopped at the most delectable Nanaga ...
... to get stung by a wasp twice! don't even ask......
Also this week we all celebrated Australia day with our new aussie friends! Obviously due to the time difference we had the celebrations a day earlier! off we went to the bar next door for our steak, chip and fried egg dinner and then pretty much let the alcohol flow afterwards by playing a game called 'kings' .... I ended up in my bed at 10.30 (no ...
... the bull elk was standing so tall that I’m sure if I hadn’t seen him in time to stop, I very well could have just driven underneath his belly. Comparing the rhino and the elk, the elk was more like Bambi. These enormous mammals are plated with heavy shields of armor and they tromp through the forest like tanks. The baby clings close to mother’s protection and they wander back into the bush in search of food.
Of course I don’t have my camera ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool