Category Archives: South Africa

A Beautiful Morning, a Last Goodbye

Sixth (and last) Game Drive, Morning of Day 4 at Londolozi So…about this 5AM thing . . . Saturday’s drive was relatively uneventful – but we’d already experienced so much, we were content to just be out in that beautiful … Continue reading

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When you see the Southern Cross for the First Time

Fifth Game Drive, Afternoon, Day 3 at Londolozi We returned to camp for breakfast, then yoga (Jen), naps and massages (everyone else), and lunch, where we continued to see wildlife, even from the deck. Elephant and two baby elephants spotted … Continue reading

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Water Buffalo and Lions. At peace, for now, because it’s too darn hot.

Fourth Game Drive, Morning of Day 3 at Londolozi   Okay, 5 AM is early, but when you have hot coffee and a magical view, it’s okay. These vervet monkeys were always around camp, and always ready to rush in … Continue reading

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Rainbows and Leopards (No, Not a Disney Movie)

Third Game Drive, Afternoon of Day 2 at Londolozi Somehow, we managed to fit in a dip in our own pool and a nap before the afternoon/evening drive. If it weren’t for having to see all those pesky animals, we … Continue reading

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White Rhinos, Listing Hippos, and a Yoga Nyala

Second Game Drive, Morning of Day 2 at Londolozi That 5AM wakeup call was brutal, but once we were dressed and drinking tea and coffee with everyone else, we were fine. The air was beautiful – fresh and cool, lots … Continue reading

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Impalas at the Airport, Impalas in the Trees

South Africa, and a safari, were never near the top of our bucket lists – there were always other places that beckoned, it was so far away – lots of reasons. But, when you have good friends who are so … Continue reading

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The Zen Master of the swimming pool

On our first day in Cape Town, we took a sunset walk from the flat along the shoreline, and passed a beautiful swimming complex, the Sea Point pools, right next to the ocean. Multiple pools, one large one with lane … Continue reading

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