Zwahili Private Game Lodge & Spa
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... been spoilt by our experience in Hwange. Our camp had its fair share of pesky hyenas visiting at night and they were not even put off by Terry's' accurate "cattie" attacks,continuing to growl and whoop at very close quarters.The last night lions made their presence known coming closer and closer until they gave us an alarming wake up call with a huge roar which reverberated off the walls of the ablution block adjacent to our camp. Not ...
... the sand ridge road"! The next tortuous 230 km were on soft,deep sand roads ,a journey which from door to camp site took nearly 11 hours. First Pete and I managed to get stuck but on choosing the reversing option (* suggested by me as I had noticed a slightly harder surface behind us) we were out and on the go again. The only problem being the replacement bolt on the broken tow bar had snapped and we had reverted back to the McKiver one and needed to check it was still ok. ...
The day started with the excitement that Shaneka ( my niece) started school today. She is attending an Afrikaans school and will start grade K, which is like Kindy. Off she goes in casual clothes, school bag and no shoes. Where are her shoes? No shoes required for school. As we drive down the road past other school kids and other schools I notice that this is the case. Not many kids wear shoes. Very hot day today, instead of driving to the Union Building ...
... getting darker.
We arrived back at camp just before 4pm. I got a snack and rested in my chair for a bit. Just as we were about to lit the fire for dinner, it started to rain. We sat in the tent waiting for the rain to stop. It didn’t stop, but got worse, with lightning and thunder. Due to this, we missed out on dinner and had a very early night. In between the heavy rain we ran to the car and found snack food to eat for dinner. ...
... we went for a game drive. We drove to the Jacana Hide. The view from up here was nice. All the grass was dry and there did not seem to be much water around at all. From here we saw four Red Hartebeest, an ostrich and various bird species. We spent a little bit of time here.
We wanted to see more of the reserve, so we drove around the roads. There was a couple of giraffe, more Red Hartebeest, zebra and various birds.
At about 3pm we left ...