We arrived in Jo’burg a week ago and after a day of adjusting to the new time zone and repacking our things we headed off to a bush lodge in the Limpopo province. It was perfect introduction to Africa with a relaxing environment to reconnect with old friends and make new friends all at the same time! The kids have loved every second of our trip so far and despite my Canadian mama fears of Mozambique spitting cobras and Black Mambas lurking in each patch of tall grass, I managed to chill out and let them follow the lead of their African friends! I even managed to work up a bit of courage and do some things outside of my comfort zone too!
This is a lovely example of some of the Afrikaans architecture:
A full African moon rising over the mountain:
A herd of Red-faced Hartebees:
Zebra in the bush:
Everybody had heir binos for spotting game!
Sitting atop a cairn at the lookout
A porcupine quill, quite a bit bigger than it’s Canadian counterpart!
E and her old and new friends
A group of Impala bucks at sunset
The only clear shot I could get of the baboons, even though at one point they were bedding down for the night near our supper picnic site!