Matetsi Private Game Reserve
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I do not know what has been published or not. We arrived in Atlanta yesterday and after landing went to the Delta Sky place. My diet is already suffering, had to try vodka and baileys - not at the same time. We are 3 1/2 hrs away from Johannesburg (Jo-burg). Business class is incredible. There are little pods w everything one needs. Dinner, drinks, flat bed or recliner; TV, am watching veep right now. We are w Carol and Bobby Healy and laughing a lot. Am going to trying to have a ...
... on the net. It isn't .
We had a tour of the falls arranged for 1500
We are glad we did. It costs $30 per person to get in the park to see the falls. If you leave and want to go back in, another $30 please.
We spent 2 hours with our guide. It was fabulous
Even with low water, it's impressive.
At high water flow you really cannot see much, too much mist. We could see the river below and the rock face. I think it was a good time to come here.
There are ...
... as I can shake them pretty quickly now. That evening, went to a boat cruise, but didn't see much as the weather wasn't great. Next day was the lion walk where we were very lucky as there were only 2 of us, so we got lots of time with the lions. They are such powerful creatures and we were walking with really young ones (19 months), so you can imagine the damage they can do full grown. Basically instructions were the opposite of training a dog...you could not walk in front ...
... whose views included:
"I contend that we (the English) are the first race in the world, and that the more of the world we inhabit the better it is for the human race...If there be a God, I think that what he would like me to do is paint as much of the map of Africa British Red as possible."
How the local population must have been pleased to learn that.
Contrast that with the ...
... dogs. There are only 700 in all of Africa. They were once called Wild Dogs, but they felt if they changed the name, people would have more respect, and work harder to preserve them. Washington, my guide in Kruger, had a different slant on why they keep changing the names of all of the animals. He said it was to keep selling books. He said every time the names change, everyone has to go out and buy a new field book. I explained ...