Lalibela Game Reserve
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... auto; "> We are all given a little notebook when we arrive, listing all the different animals on the reserve. Already we're doing very well, 2 species of zebra, baboons, kudu, blessbok, waterbuck, leopard tortoise, warthogs all spotted and neatly ticked off. But a night patrol gives us opportunity to see so much more, the cooler soft light of dusk encouraging the animals to walk, to eat, to hunt. The hippos are usually elusive, staying hidden under the water during the ...
... things to say :)! Dinner that evening was roast chicken with butternut and potatoes which went down a treat and it was lovely to sit and eat around the camp fire especially as it was a little chilly! Thursday started in the best way possible...with make your own free pancakes :) :) I had 3...winning!! I then did the Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour which was lots of fun! You got briefed and harnessed up and then driven to the location. There were a group ...
And so to the late afternoon ride up and down the Zambesi river on a 16 passenger jet boat, all started swimmingly with an early round of Mosi beers. The safety talk at the start of the trip was something else, seemed more to do with what would happen if the engine stopped as opposed to being turned upside into the river (crocodile food...). We were pleased to find out that the safety equipment included an anchor, and 8 large paddles for the ...
... hanging from above my plate on a hook. There were prawns, calamari, peppers and some fish that I can't remember. Baz Bus to Bloukrans took about 30 minutes. I arrived in the dark so haven't seen Bloukrans Bridge yet. Excited for tomorrow though. The only downer is that this place is literally in the middle of nowhere, and also that there is no-one else here. I do have a double room though as they have no dorms. Bungee update to follow tomorrow - provided the bungee cords do their ...
... s garden. It is a feast! Dessert is the ice cream and pies we brought – pecan pie and lemon meringue.
We have some interesting discussions while everything is cooking, which continue throughout dinner. Annette’s other half is into managing farming ventures. He does a lot of work in Namibia with growing table grapes for export. We have guessed that all of the best produce grown in South Africa is actually for export, ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool