Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... and then shown to our rooms. We have a huge mansion for our family. Two massive bedrooms with huge bathrooms and outdoor shower. It is flash, flash, flash. We have a huge deck, kitchen, dining area and lounge. It all opens up. Oh, and it has a thatched roof. There is a pool at the main lodge and another just along from us a but which is great as the kids can bomb and make noise without disturbing the other guests. So after lunch we had a play in the pool before heading out on a ...
... relax after having enjoyed two games drives already. When we arrived at the lodge yesterday we only had an hour to get sorted before we were invited for 'high tea' in advance of our first game drive. Just as we left the lodge, the heavens absolutely opened with a storm that we later found out was the heaviest yet this season! Luckily they provided us with thick, cosy, waterproof ponchos and the land rover has a canopy so we didn't get very wet at ...
... br> We saw warthogs which are almost cute in their ugliness, and who kindly hung around so we could take their picture, as well as a lone brown hyena. The impala are very common (NAFI is the acronym) but I think they are cute with their little tails. We saw lots of other animals and every sighting is exciting.
All this before ...
... to see in real life. When the zebra then the giraffe are satisfied, impala come next, then a parade of elephants, different groups of them come to slake their thirst. When a herd of wildebeests come to drink, they are interrupted by a cheeky “teenaged” bull elephant that decides to have a bit of fun by stacking up the wildebeest then running them off. Next come a group of four ...
... rather than stay in the dorms at the University of Botswana, because I wanted to experience what day to day life in Botswana was like. I felt that living with a family could give me a greater appreciation for the culture, moreso than being in a dorm with other American students in the program.
Despite my choosing to live with a family, I was still really nervous the entire day before actually meeting my family. I had no idea how ...