Tintswalo Safari Lodge
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... damit ihn jeder sehen kann fahren wir so ein paar Meter neben ihn her.
Das war`s aber dann wirklich und es direkt zurück ins Camp.
Gemeinsames Abendessen und dann ins Bett. Zuvor noch Herstellen der Packordung , denn morgen iust wieder um 05.00 Uhr Tagwache, also Morgen Pirsch.
Ach ja und die Betten, Handtücher, Schuhe und Taschen wurden auch noch kiontrolliert, um ja sicher zu sein, dass sich kein Skorpion versteckt hat.
... the photos for more detail. We received a lovely friendly welcome at the lodge, and we're shown straight to our suite... which exceeded all expectations. Apart from the large interior, traditional thatch roof and high quality furnishings and fittings, the outdoor space was breathtaking. Enormous terrace spanning three sides of the villa, with the main span overlooking the river. Spectacular. We we knackered though, and spent the next ...
... and necks obviously) evolved to be able to reach for leaves up high that no other animals could eat and they can even eat thorns! A lot of the vegetation in this area have thorns as well - their own attempt at adapting to survive. That evening Rex and Frans heard about a leopard sighting on the radio and he said "the leopard is far away so we have to drive fast. Ready?" we sped down the sandy roads probably 20 minutes away and arrived in the general area of the ...
... with the group on the Blyde River Dam which was a great start to our visit.
Had a tour of a Citrus Farm that grew Lemons, Oranges, and Grapefruits for export.
Also go to visit an animal Rehabilitation Center where Karyn got to pet a Cheetah and feed a Vulture.
What an amazing day! And by the way, in case you are like me and did not know, the Big 5 is Rhinoceros, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, and Elephant. They are called the big 5 because, they are the five animals in the world, that if you shoot and do not kill they will turn on you, and come after you, so you want to make darn sure you have a good shot.
Well since our wakeup call comes at 5:00am, and supper was just served at 8:30 pm, we are off to bed.