Motswiri Private Safari Lodge
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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 ...
... We come across a trail of Matabele ants that have a vicious bite. RJ tells us that they are returning from a raid on a termite mound because you can see eggs that are being carried in the mouths of some of the ants. They are named after an African tribe that destroyed everything in their path as they swept through south and central Africa in the 1800’s on raids and military campaigns. ...
... This made for great drive experiences.
In the resort, we were served exceptionally well. Although we cringe at the thought of being served, the staff had a very discreet approach. Among these members, Constance, our butler, took good care of us, particularly our two boys. We are very pleased with our stay at Madikwe and have ended our safari experience with a bang.
These safaris have been a once-in-a-lifetime experience!
... the size of a nest.
Paul then spotted some white rhinos. There were two of them and they were close by. They had not seen us – their eyesight is not very good, but their hearing is. Paul frequently checked the direction of the wind by picking up grass and dropping it to see which way it falls. He then led us closer to them. It was very exciting. We quietly and slowly walked closer to them. We could hear them eating. We were so close to them and they had no ...
This afternoon Paul caught a Mozambique Spitting Cobra at the lodge. We do the right thing and relocate snakes that are found in the lodge grounds. We drove for about 15 minutes and Paul carefully kicked open the coolerbox so that it could get out and hopefully not come back to the lodge!
We then took the long way back to the lodge. Didn't see much except when we turned down a track on the side and there ...