South African game drives

by | Dec 21, 2006 | South Africa, Travel

In the last few days we’ve visited two game parks, seen three spectacular mountain passes, and tasted wine at several different wineries in the Cape Winelands region. Leandra has probably doubled the amount of mussels she’s eaten in her lifetime, and Eric has taken ~1800 photos so far. :)

Obviously we have a tremendous amount of photos to sort through, but here are a few of our favorites from the two game parks, Buffelsfontein and Aquila.

Zebra at Buffelsfontein.

A baby rhino with her protective mother—there were two other rhino nearby as well. They were quite relaxed around the vehicles so we were able to get quite close.

Sleepy lions at Aquila—we were approximately 30 feet from these cats! There was one more closer to the vehicle that was watching us very closely…

We also saw Cape buffalo, hippos, ostrich, kudu, eland, springbok (many, many springbok), bontebok, giraffes, meerkats, and elephants, oh my!

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