Travel Blogs from Kruger National Park
... long. We saw another Puff Adler later slithering under a bush.
We next stopped by a Magic Guarri Tree which is used to divine water. The tree has black berries which are nice to eat but the leaves are bitter. The tree is an evergreen as it is green all winter. The tree can be used to treat stomach ailments, make a toothbrush or paint brush.
We were near Narina Lodge when Ismael heard a jockey yelling. We could see him on a tree ...
... we went on our first big 5 safari int he reserve next door. It was super exciting....we saw buffalo, wild dogs (which are apparently one of the rarest animals to see in south Africa) black rhinos and white rhinos, giraffe, elephants, wildebeests, a black mamba snake!!!, lots of impala...but no lion or leopard!!!
We had another delicious braai at the boma for dinner and actually ate ostrich and impala...and it was ...
... we immediately booked to go back in Feb 2014. To the same hotels, except Delaire Graff in the Wine Country. Although it was lovely, we felt we wanted to be in Franschoek, so we´re going there. And we´re missing out the safari this time, feel it´s too far away, although those memories will never leave me, it was all people had said and more.Go, go , go ...
... 4 sharks but when we jumped into the cage a 5th shark showed up and was the biggest one out of the 5 and he was hungry! He attacked the cage several times and we got great views of him, his mouth and of course his teeth, it was scary, exciting, exhilarating and surreal. We were with the sharks for about 2 hours before heading back to shore, we were all buzzing and when we got back to shore we were given lunch and had a chance to watch our diving ...
Awoke at 6a.m. It had rained all night. I walked to the shop for bread and we had breakfast. I spent the morning by the pool and in the Jacuzzi. At 3p.m we had a thunderstorm which was very dramatic. As we could not go out my sister decided to make bread and so I had a lesson and now know how to make bread and rolls (see picture).
Sunday 19th February
Awoke early, everyone still asleep, so ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center