Makanyane Safari Lodge
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- Minbar in room
- Outdoor pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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We got on the road early as we knew it was a big travelling day. Danny was expecting a few stoppages as the police are often out and about doing vehicle checks during the Christmas time. We did only get stopped once. The road was good once again and we seemed to move along at a good pace. There was a mixture of rich mining towns and shanty towns, and everything between, on the way up. We stopped at Zeerust to grab something for lunch. We have just been getting the sandwiches from the ...
Up at 5am - yikes, it wasn't easy!
We could smell the dead rhino long before we got to it and made sure we weren't downwind of it as we watched the lion trying to chew his way into it for breakfast......mmmmmm, yum!
We were late getting back to the lodge for breakfast as the safari Jeep got a puncture. John was the handyman and helped our tour guide replace it. The rest of us helped by drinking coffee and watching.
A very decent breakfast ...
... bird, the white quilled bustard.
As usual, we stayed too long and as a result had to get a bit of a move on. We wanted to be at our next destination, Madikwe Game Reserve, by 3pm. We followed the long straight road towards Gabarone and entered the reserve. The roads were poor and it was hard going. We did have a sneak peek at some zebras and elephants en route though. Eventually we arrived at ...
... so we're going to miss the group I think almost as much as the place.
I was never particularly interested in visiting Africa before and I think if we hadn't had the connection there's a pretty good chance I would never have come. And I know you can't miss what you've never had, but I think it would have been a real ...
... river so I sit out there, reading and watching for hippo. I have also been known to head inside for a nap.High tea. As you can imagine, we are quite hungry after all the eating, napping and relaxing so we need to replenish our stores with some cake and iced tea.Game drive. One's wardrobe for the afternoon includes sunhat and scarf, with the jacket, gloves and blanket required ...