Safari Bonus day

Safari Bonus day

How great was our lodge? So great that they gave us a bonus excursion. Since our flight wasn’t leaving until after lunch our guide decided to take us out for an additional morning game drive. Since we had already been able to see all of the big 5, this was just...
Safari Day 3

Safari Day 3

The 3rd day of the safari began a bit chilly. But our guide had again provided us with hot water bottles and fleece parkas. Once we were situated we headed out. Off the bat, we saw more zebras. While we were driving around our guide noticed a pride of lions on the...
Safari Day 2

Safari Day 2

The natural beauty of Kapama Private game reserve. The second day of our safari adventure got off to an early start with a 5 am wake-up call. Thankfully the room had a coffee pod machine, so I could caffeinate before seeing people. We then had a quick breakfast. This...
Safari trip

Safari trip

This was our vehicle for the trip. We finally went on a safari after a few delays and bumps along the way We had originally planned to do this trip in January, with P’s brother and his wife. Unfortunately, P’s brother had a health issue come up and they...
Flowers are blooming

Flowers are blooming

Last weekend we took a trip to a national park on the west coast with some friends. Even though it was close to Cape Town it was a park we hadn’t been to yet. The wildflowers were in certainly in bloom. Unfortunately, it was partially overcast and some of the...
Water update

Water update

RAIN!!!!   OMG. So Much Rain. The official government measures have us at 77.7% water levels in the reservoirs as of August 7th. It looks like everyone is still using less than their allotment of water per day, which is certainly helping the overall situation....