Thaba Tsweni Lodge & Safaris
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... it is the confluence of the Blyde and the Treur rivers. Due to the weak stone and the pebbles in the water, there were large round cylinders cut into the rock and the water gushed through over over these. Hard to describe, but the pictures tell the story. Sara made a donation to the river by loosing the lens cap of the camera over a 15m drop into the cold rushing waters. The lens cap "secure rope" must of broke in a freak way, totally crapy, but we can deal ...
... were many miles from where we needed to be and it was starting to get dark. So we headed off along the road to get to the hotel. Derek was wonderfully calm in the circumstances and I was very nervous as we were driving along deserted country roads that could have potholes in the dark. Just what everyone had warned us not to do! Thankfully we made it safely to the lodge, arriving at about 6.45pm, just in time for dinner. It is quite a small place with only about 8 tables ...
... and we had a good time staying up late drinking, chatting, and even setting out into the night to wander around a neighboring schoolyard (until security began to circle and we hopped the fence and snuck back to the hostel).
The evening produced some logistical success as well, as early in the night I was able to find a reasonably priced car via a few phone calls to rental companies. I arranged for a ...
... Dutch girls (Froukje and Marianne), the driver/tour guide (Andrew) and myself. At first I was worried as I thought the group was to small but it ended up being so nice to relax and just hang out with good people...not to mention see some of the most amazing wildlife in the world! Our first day consisted of a 5/6 hour drive to the Kruger national park stopping to grab some supplies along the way and then in the afternoon we went off to a rehabilitation centre for ...
... steep hills that they took their ox-drawn wagons apart and carried them down piece by piece. Nowadays this is a center of the forestry industry. Imported trees such as eucalyptus and pine are planted in neat rows and harvested for construction.
Our lodgings were scattered around the huge Aventura resort complex, making for interesting logistics with a group of 30 people interested in eating ...