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Far and Wild Safaris Reviews Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge

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Thank you to Far and Wild Safaris for this beautifully written and photographed review of their stay at Rhino Ridge. It is a work of art! Click on this link below to experience Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge from their perspective: Far and Wild Safaris Review Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge       http://farandwild.blogspot.co.za/2016/06/rhino-ridge-safari-lodge-hluhluwe.html    

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12 Creepy Facts about Hyena

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Underdog of the African bush, the hyena remains one of our favourite of all beasties to spot when on safari. Here are some things you may wish you never knew about this unlikely creature: Africa Geographic: 12 Creepy Facts about Hyena    

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An animal behind every bush

“Oooh! There’s a white rhino behind this bush” says Thobeka with quiet confidence. We stare dubiously at the bush until it suddenly seems to grow in size and an enormous white rhino lumbers out from behind it. “Wow she’s good” whispers one guest from the back row of the game viewing vehicle. “Yes, how does…

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Rhino Whisperer

Nothing can quite prepare you for the experience of walking in the wilds of a game reserve in Africa. And Hluhluwe-iMfolozi is no theme park – this is the real thing, a vast safari park with untamed lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and one of the highest concentration of rhino of all wildlife parks in the…

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Rhino Ridge Food Philosophy

I love how passionate the Isibindi Africa Lodges chefs are about local produce, and the team at the new Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge embody this love of all things seasonal and local. I ask about their food philosophy and the Head Chef’s reply is crisp: “Fresh!” He becomes animated as he describes his pleasure if…

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10 Reasons to Holiday in South Africa

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After 4 weeks of international travel, I am struck again by what good value and pristine and spectacular beauty travel in South Africa offers both local and international guests. Africa Geographic published our top ten reasons why we feel you should consider South Africa as your have-it-all holiday destination. Click on this link to read…

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Experienced ranger saves guests from lion attack

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Written by Barbara du Plessis for Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge The early morning game drive from at Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge in Hluhluwe turned into a rather exciting impromptu bush experience during the morning coffee break. Ranger Anna Tinker was hosting a tour group from Thompsons Travel and they stopped for their coffee at a…

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What to pack for your Safari in South Africa

Looking, I suspect, a little more like an Egyptian mummie than the Audrey Hepburn look I am going for, I draw my cream scarf closer around me. Note to self: It always gets colder than you think on a game drive in an open vehicle, no matter how hot the weather when you set out.…

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Make 2016 the Year of Your Bucket List Travels

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What’s on your bucket list? A few years ago I wrote out mine. What started out as a satisfying experience turned into a bit of a shock, as I realised that if I was to take this list seriously, it meant I had to do at least one trip a year if I was to…

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