I love South Africa! It is such an amazing country with so much to offer in terms of nature, unique experiences, amazing scenery and tasty food! Kruger is obviously the most famous for its safaris and wildlife, but I also highly recommend renting a car to experience the spectacular Blyde River Canyon while in the... Continue Reading →
Our last day was spent driving back to the Johannesburg airport to catch our flight.This time, we chose the shortest and fastest route via Lyndenburg lasting approx 5h15min.
After a full day in Kruger we wanted to relax a bit and chose to do 2 shorter game drives at our "home" reserve of Grietjie (only accessible for people living at the private reserve, like typically the case). The morning game drive was at 6-9am, and the evening one at 4-7pm, and they both started right from our... Continue Reading →
On the first day at the lodge we woke up early to leave for our first safari at 6am. The Safari was organized by our Lodge, but you can also find other alternative Safari companies online. The prices typically are around 1300-2000RMB/person, depending of course on the size of your group.Our safari started with a 2h drive... Continue Reading →
Just few minutes after passing the gates for Grietjie while still on the way for our lodge, we had our first encounter with the African wildlife as a huge herd of Elephants passed the dirt road, some of them in front and some behind our car. Luckily we had not yet heard that some of them were in... Continue Reading →
Our 6h journey from Johannesburg airport towards Kruger and our lodge started by 2 hours of driving through the vast plains along highways N4 and N12, along which we also took a short pit stop at Milly's. The scenery then changed to more hilly and green - simply amazing. Also the road became smaller (yet fairly... Continue Reading →
We chose the scenic route, officially called Panorama route, for the last part of our journey to the lodge. The route goes first through green dramatic hills until Graskop, and then from there on, on the side of the Blyde River Canyon, the 4th biggest canyon in the world. And the views were simply amazing. Since we... Continue Reading →