Singita Sweni Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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The night drive we had booked started at 8.00, already dark and quite chilly. Need to wrap up warm for night drives! The vehicle has four hand held lights which are shone slowly backwards and forwards across the bush looking for the shine of an animal's eyes. As long as you are careful not to shine directly in the eyes the animals are not disturbed by this.
Just outside the camp the first animals we saw were a spotted hyena and then a black backed jackel. ...
... allowed to walk alone on the grounds, too many animals. Guides with big flashlights lead you home
We sleep under mosquito netting and use insect spray a lit. The stuff we use was recommended by our family doc who is from South Africa and is called Peaceful Sleep. We bought it in Cape Town, I asked for Sweet Dreams. The lady had a good laugh.
It is now noon here & I have been out of bed for 7 hours
Feels like nap time
Another game drive this afternoon
... reached to the top of their moms' legs, tall enough to nurse. Their legs were ling and gangly, but their necks were still relatively short. They would first stare curiously at us and then run to stand by their mom to feel safe. Saw an elephant grasshopper yesterday. It was longer and at least as thick as my middle finger, with purple/brown stripes down its body and reddish spots on its brown head. Its wings were brown gossamer. It had lost its left back leg, which ...
If I had to rate our game lodge experience in Kruger National Park, I would have to give it an 11 out of 10. Our time here and in Cape Town blew all my expectations away. The culture, the beauty and the people made it an unforgettable trip.
The plane ride down to Cape Town (our first destination) was quite long, 17 hours in the air with a connection in Dubai. Yes we went through Dubai, which is sort of out of the way but a much cheaper flight then ...
... we would usually have an hour or so to relax and freshen up in the camp before heading back out on safari at 3:30pm. We would regroup with the other two vehicles for a few drinks and appetizers in the bush around 5:15pm and enjoy a beautiful African sunset together. Then we would head back out on the vehicles for a nighttime safari. As you might expect, different animals come out at night (although they were much harder to find). Our tracker would shine ...