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TripAdvisor Reviews Royal Malewane Kruger National Park
Travel Blogs from Kruger National Park
... the buffaloes could be nearby, and if there were buffaloes, there would likely be lions spoiling for a kill.
At about 9AM, Pravir conceded that the lions were probably not going to ...
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After a very good Lavazza and a quite healthy breakfast (for some of us) of spinach, avocado, egg and toast at the Airport Craft Brewers (too early for alcohol), it was time for the flight to Nelspruit.
... our reservations on a Thursday and planned to meet up again at the party that Saturday evening. Now, the only thing I know about the French is that they throw great parties and have wonderful taste in wine, hence, my excitement boiled over. This was a chance to not only meet new faces but also to get dolled up for a night to remember...YAYNESS! We arrived super early so we could check in and play with makeup and dance to Destiny's Child and sing off-key to Taylor Swift ...
... and giraffe, it was pretty much the opening scene of The Lion King. More afternoon sightings- vervet monkeys, steenbok, a hyena and white backed vulture.
That evening we ate at the Cattle Baron restaurant which was actually pretty fancy. We ordered chateaubriand because the rand is so weak so it was only £9! The steak was amazing! Pete was so happy afterwards- "I'm so sad it's over, it was so easy to cut, so easy to swallow, I'm just, I'm just in a meat euphoria!" ...
... Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg. We did a city tour and then spent a few hours in the township of Soweto. Tourist visits are being encouraged here as they provide employment for locals. We had a fabulous traditional home cooked lunch at a local family restaurant then walked to see Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutus houses.
Up and away again the next morning on a long all day drive to the Kruger National Park. We are spending three nights here in a lodge ...