Nkambeni Tented Lodge
Travel Blogs from Kruger National Park
Our final leg of the trip was a 3 night safari package in Kruger national park. We were picked up at the airport by our guide Gavin and taken to the lodge to relax ready for the 5.30am start the following morning! As we set out for our bush walk we first drove past two elephants fighting, blocking the road. Once we passed these, we saw a cheetah …
... gates at around 6am, and by then the sun was rising. We spent the next 10 hours, including a couple of stops, searching the landscape for wildlife and enjoying the sunshine. Luckily it wasn't as hot as yesterday, and coupled with the breeze created by driving in an open top vehicle, it was a lovely temperature. However, it didn't warm up until around 11am, and in the cold of the morning, most animals ...
... large numbers of giraffes with many babies as well and a very inquisitive young spotted hyena spent a great deal of time on the road wandering around the truck and other cars viewing us at the same time that we were viewing him. He would also go under the different vehicles that were stopped and just lie down for a while. We finally stopped at a very scenic lookout on the edge of the Klasserie River on a nearby hill which gave great late afternoon views. We arrived ...
... rate due to accidents and It was only a matter of time before we came across a fatality.
After 4 harrowing hours, we arrive in the capital city of Mozambique, Maputo, having avoided many police road blocks and speed traps. If you are pulled up you only show copies of your licence and vehicle particulars because the chances of getting them back are slim. Maputo is our first experience of a real ...
... I've couldn't stumbled upon a better local as the guest house sits on top of Florida Rd; a long, down sloping road that is lined with pubs, clubs, and restaurants.
One of my goals for Durban is to eat as much Indian food as possible.
Durban is the home of the largest population of Indians outside of India (yes even more so than Edison, Jersey City, and Parsippany combined;)).
I return to my room which is nestled in the back of the compound ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility