Zululand Safari Lodge
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... to the light overnight rainfall. No game was seen here however. Continuing further along the loop more wildebeest and buffalo were grazing on the hillsides and impala by the side of the road. Part of the loop was designated as a 4x4 only track. As we have a 4x4 vehicle this was taken as a challenge! So off we went. The track wasn't really too bad, just a couple of steep rocky ascents as we climbed to the top of the hill. The common sights ...
... and male kudu. Several zebra, including youngsters, were visible on a grassy rise and a red duiker scuttled into the undergrowth as we passed. We continued driving onto Cape Vidal where the ever present vervet monkeys can be a real nuisance by sneaking up and taking food from picnics and braais. After a snack lunch and an ice cream we travelled back via the Bhangazi Loop. Here we saw wildebeest and more buffalo, warthogs and the common duiker. The common ...
... couple went on day trip. He said we could do a walk. Met Hamilton for walk at 3. Very hot. He named some of the trees for me, Umbrella thorn, Marula, deciduous (fruit used to make Amarula liqeur) and the Sausage tree which had sausage shaped fruit that animals not humans eat. Saw a herd of Wildebeest, actually heard them first, they were snorting and huffing, then they took off and lined up, looked at us then ran off. Saw Zebra and a Giraffe lying down, ...
... tea (on my own, well sort of, there was a monkey hanging around and waiter reassured me to not worry about the stick he was holding, it was to keep the monkey away). Thought I had chosen a cream puff but it was a carrot and potato puff with savoury cream filling, not what I expected!! Chocolate truffle was nice but the brandy snap was the best. With Rooibos tea of course. Then I went for a walk, they assured me there was no dangerous animals. Saw Ostriches in enclosure, ...
... could now be seen more closely.
After such an early start and full day we left the park by the Nyalazi Gate and returned to Mtubatuba by 5 o'clock.
Dinner was eaten outside. A fantastic curry dinner had been cooked by Gavin from Wendy's Country Lodge. Good food and excellent company made for a last great evening at one of our favourite places to stay in South Africa!
Tomorrow... Tembe Elephant Park