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... so we're going to miss the group I think almost as much as the place.
I was never particularly interested in visiting Africa before and I think if we hadn't had the connection there's a pretty good chance I would never have come. And I know you can't miss what you've never had, but I think it would have been a real ...
A day at Makanyane looks a bit like this.
Wake up. It's hard to believe but I have voluntarily been woken up before dawn every day.Pre-breakfast. I might be awake but there is no way I am going to function without a cup of tea.Game drive. We file out to the vehicles, work out who's going in which one and where they're going to sit. My brain isn't really engaged yet so I just ...
The set up here is that the individual suites are spread out and separate from each other, with a rock path running between them.
Every afternoon we have high tea before setting out on our game drive, so today I walk out our door and down the path and think I see an elephant but then dismiss my thought almost immediately as being ridiculous. But of course it isn't ridiculous it actually is an elephant about 100 metres away.
One of the staff is standing on the ...
I can safely say I have had one of the most memorable experiences of my life today.
We set out on our afternoon game drive as normal. What was a bit unusual is that both vehicles stayed together, but as we'd seen leopard tracks this morning, I assumed that we were going to be looking for leopard.
We're going along at a medium pace, looking out for animals, when the vehicles speed up ...
... hide for a fabulous view. I wonder if they are called a crash or stubbornness if they are only two? I’ve never seen a herd of rhinos, have you? Thus ends our first evening in Madikwe.
Sunday, 27 April 2014 – JR knocks on our door around 5:30 AM. We get ready as quickly as we can. It is very cold this morning. I am wearing long underwear under my jeans and lots of layers ...