This wildlife viewing is tough stuff!. Up at 5:00am left at 5:30 (and this includes Lorne who has a hard time making a 10:30am tee time). First off ran into an elephant coming at us on the road on which he thought he had the right of way. Guess what? We were not inclined to argue, although about 20 meters from the vehicle he graciously moved off the road. After a pretty good 3 hours of viewing, we came back to the lodge for breakfast. Left again at 10:00am ...
Lorne & Phyllis - South Africa
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We continued our trek to Kruger National Park this morning. The area around Tzaneen is considered the fruit capital of South Africa. It is not the largest agriculture region but is the source of much of the fruit that is exported from the country (oranges, grapefruit, avocado, mango, papaya and bananas). As we travelled toward Kruger the landscape bacame dryer and less productive. We stopped to see a 2000 year old baobab tree and spotted a huge spiders's nest...