Blue Cottages Country House

Olifants River Estate, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, 1380, South Africa | Ranch
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Travel Blogs from Hoedspruit

Kruger - Game Park Supreme.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan


As Nelspruit is close to Kruger National Park we were near to the front of the queue of cars waiting to enter at the Malelane Gate. For the locals it was not as simple as just buying a ticket they also had to present their firearms to be cling wrapped, we felt a bit naked as we seemed to be the only ones not getting guns sorted. Our plans to stay …

Not just another game drive

A travel blog entry by geosan.479


... says, “Hello. Breakfast is ready. We gonna have…” As we are starting to dig in, Johan tells us that as soon as we finish, we will head out again because John and Kenneth, the other tracker, followed two lions to a forested area. The lions were not happy to be tracked by the two trackers on foot, so Johan got one of them to come back to camp for a vehicle but stay in contact with the one on foot. After they got the vehicle, it wasn’t long ...

Bree, braii or brae?

A travel blog entry by brae88


... throughout the night and patrolled the perimeter with armed rangers. Luckily, no rhinos were poached on our property, but unfortunately 1 was poached and another 2 females were darted and had their horns cut off. The vet said that one of he female may die because the poachers cut into her sinus cavity.The baby rhino looked lost for the first few days and it was a struggle holding back the tears. He didnt look to be eating or drinking. Around ...

Just wait until Jesus comes and gives you head...

A travel blog entry by chloeder


First off I'll explain that title. The middle of our first aid our instructor Percy tells us after a process to just wait for Jesus to come help us, Vannessa had a problem with his pronunciation causing giggles among us all for a good 5 minutes. We have been working hard the past few days. We had a photography course with a top wildlife photographer, Albie Venter.  We all improved lots who knew any photo would look good ...

Learning Lessons

A travel blog entry by blueplanet8


... tell them I had composed my pictures based on the theory of 'would it look good as a jigsaw?' therefore I try to 'frame' each picture.

Moses (our driver) wanted to make a quick getaway straight after breakfast. I made sure I checked everywhere in the room this time, I didn't want a repeat of Kenya!

We had been travelling for about three hours, I saw 'Liverpool' again and was happily admiring the scenery on our way to the ...

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This ranch, located on Olifants River Estate, Hoedspruit, is near Transfrontiers Wildlife Walking Safaris.
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