Monthly Archives: April 2018

Witnessing the Zambezi River at a 100-year high

The Adventurers and their traveling companions had gotten a “heads up” that the Zambezi River was at 100-year high and that the roads to their next destination were underwater. So they took a boat to Royal Chundu, which they thought … Continue reading

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Time to move on to Livingston, but not before watching the morning elephants

The Adventurers slept in this morning, as did friend Haydi and David, while the younger set went out on one last safari. The cool thing is you don’t need to go far to see wildlife, such as the mother elephant … Continue reading

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Watching the elephants walk – and a time-out sleep in

The Adventurers bailed on an early morning safari this morning but they didn’t feel they missed too much. There was the usual elephant walk across the river. And the babies are oh so cute. The evening dinner included great entertainment … Continue reading

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Big night for big game – really up close and coming right at you!

Guide Simon was heading to another part of the part that they hadn’t seen when he got word that the elusive leopard had been spotted back where they’d just driven from. It was a Mr. Toad’s wild ride with all … Continue reading

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Getting a taste of village life with animals along the way

The Adventurers and their traveling companions visited a couple of schools in a nearby village that are supported by Lion Sands. It was an opportunity to see how people really lived, which underscored the importance of the game preserves and … Continue reading

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On to the next destination – Lion Sands Narina at Kruger National Park

The Adventurers and their traveling companions bid a last look at Marataba Trails, getting clocked by some rhinos before stopping at sister lodge and boarding their plan bound for Skukuza airport at Kruger National Park. Narina Lodge is situated in … Continue reading

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A bush walk and boat ride were added animal viewing options today

When we left Marataba Trails Lodge this morning, we didn’t’ get very far due to an elephant traffic jam. It was interesting to observe how the parents walked in front of their offspring in order to make them less visible. … Continue reading

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