Paperbark Bush Retreat
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Paperbark Bush Retreat Lydenburg
Travel Blogs from Lydenburg
... nest sites. It's fairly
stressful as the entire drive you have to be on alert for every
little (or big!) bump, curve, or other obstruction in the road. We
would arrive at Loskop exhausted only to turn around and drive back
(another 6 hours!) so we could be in position for the next harvest
the following morning. At least on the drive back we could switch
drivers and grab a few minutes of sleep! Sometimes we would get the
dates wrong and be too early. When ...
Today we went in the morning to the Cheetah Research and Breading Center which a International accredited Endangered Species Rehab and Breeding Facility. The have already released over 220 Cheetahs into the wild after they where born here and then trained to survive on their own. Amazing Animals zero to 100 km/h in 3 seconds beats most Race Cars. They also take Insured and not wanted Big Cats from all over the World in and taking Care ...
... third biggest in the world and the only one still growing apparently (as in getting deeper obviously!). We also took in the weird Bourke's Luck potholes where a river had cut perfectly circular holes in the rock face and ate lunch there in the company of dozens of little monkeys scavenging apples discarded by a bunch of school kids.
On we drove and we made it to the small and pleasant town of Barberton on the Swaziland border just before ...
... get you to play rough and tumble with him and constantly bump you with his nose - sometimes harder than others and with a particular facination with feet. My usual tactic with him is a slap with my thong (aka flip-flop) on his side and he usually goes away. Other tactics are sticks, hoses (the hose or the water depending on what's needed), etc. Some say he's misunderstood, I say he's being a warthog and that shouldn't be around people...
... that I avoid talking to him unless it's work related or necessary, I'm getting annoyed with the slightest things to the point I had to take some alone time yesterday evening, and I'm now (hopefully) leaving for Makalali (a Big 5 Game Reserve in Hoedspruit) on Monday. Second attempt - let's see how it ...