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October 6th 2014
Published: October 7th 2014
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The purple Jacaranda. The people of Pretoria have to fence themselves in because off high criminality.
All tiredness from a long flight suddenly disappear when we draw into the Entabeni range area. Alongside there was a Giraffe family. We draw around to get closer until we were few meters from the big animals.

The trip started when we went straight form Johannesburg Airport to Pretoria to se one of the capitals of South Africa. Along the streets in Pretoria the Jacaranda trees were blossoming with the most beautiful purple flowers giving the town a special look.

We couldn't get out of the bus because of danger of being robbed. After having the lunch at a pancake house we drove to our destination – Entabeni Game Reserve.

As we drove into the park the fun began there was Impalas along the road and suddenly we saw a Giraffe standing close to the road.

After this fantastic start of the trip, we got to our camp area and unpacked in our tent. In and around the dinning area there are an wild activity of Yellow Weaver Birds.

The first Game Drive started early next morning at 6. The sun was coming up over the horizon and it was bitterly cold. We were driving around
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The Game Drive car
in open cars and could feel the wind an smells from the savanna. We saw a lot of birds, Wildebeest, Zebras, Giraffes, Hippos and much more.

On the evening Game Drive we chased up with Elephants, Kudu, Waterbuck and Lions. And of course we had our before dinner drink on the savanna to the roar of the Lions.


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The Entabeni Game Reserve, Entabeni means 'place of the mountain', is a 220 km² private reserve situated in the Waterberg in Limpopo Province in northern South Africa
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Giraffes spotted on the way to the camp
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Wildebeest and Jackals
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A brake in the Game Drive
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Yellow Weaver Bird
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Elephant coming close to the car
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A big Crocodile in front of a Game Drive Car
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The teeth of the crocodile
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Before dinner drink in from of the signature mountain of the park
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The moon is rising while the sun is setting
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The Lion in the dark evening
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Rhino coming close to the car
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Rhino walking into the bush


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