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Rhulani Insights 162 – Ending the morning drive

  • April 11, 2021 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

Do you know the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning at Rhulani Safari Lodge? You will go on about a 3.5 hour game drive at sunrise. And then you return to the lodge, full of impressions and experiences, and you are hungry. Let’s go to breakfast!

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Rhulani Insights 161 – Working from the «Tshembo Hide»

  • March 28, 2021 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

Today we take a look at our new underground observation hide at the waterhole, called “Tshembo Hide”. This is a place to stay, to relax and, as in the case of Rolf, to work too. And maybe a big bull elephant will come by like this time.

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Rhulani Insights 160 - Lions in the middle of nowhere

  • March 14, 2021 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Rhulani insights

Look behind the scenes of Rhulani Safari Lodge. Somewhere in the middle of the bush, Alasdair and Ralf found a mother lion with three cubs, which are around 11 months old. We see what a great privilege we have in Madikwe Reserve that we are allowed to go off-road for such sightings.

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Rhulani Insights 159 – Leopard Tracks

  • February 28, 2021 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Rhulani insights, Wildlife

Hi! We are far out in the bush today’s blog, somewhere in the beautiful nature of the Madikwe Game Reserve. Alasdair found leopard tracks that are pretty fresh, so there’s a good chance that the dangerous cat is not far from us and that we may find it a bit later.

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Rhulani Insights 158 – Millipede in the office

  • February 14, 2021 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Rhulani insights

Rolf receives a ringing call from Rhulani’s office, and they say he should drop by quickly. There is actually a little surprise there, says Tom-Hendrik. What a nice surprise… Have you ever seen such a big millipede?

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Rhulani Insights 157 – Elephant Bones

  • January 31, 2021 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Rhulani insights, Wildlife

On our excursions through the wilderness with Ralf we find Ralf at a place where some bones are scattered around. Just from the size of them it is obvious: that was an elephant. This big mammal had died of natural causes a few months ago.

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Rhulani Insights 156 – Giraffe: Alasdair’s favorite animal

  • January 17, 2021 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Rhulani insights, Wildlife

Did you know that our “Captain Redbeard” Alasdair’s favorite animal is the giraffe? On our safari today, Alasdair has the opportunity to introduce us to this wonderful animal and to tell us why he loves it so much.

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Rhulani Insights 155 – The Dung Beetle Hijacker

  • January 03, 2021 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Rhulani insights, Wildlife

Today we see Rhulani’s ranger Ralf for the first time on a “Rhulani Insights” blog, and he gets his hands dirty with a wet Dung Beetle Ball.

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Rhulani Insights 154 – Christmas Greeting 2020

  • December 20, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

The most difficult year in the history of Rhulani Safari Lodge is coming to an end. A year in which we realized how important the solidarity and trust in our team is in order to be able to survive such crises. Rolf wishes everyone happy holidays, health and success in the new year. Let’s be optimistic that 2021 will be our way back to a normal life and the starting point for a bright future.

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Rhulani Insights 153 – Travelling in times of COVID-19

  • December 06, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Rhulani insights

Since the end of October, the borders to South Africa have been reopened for all countries. The only condition is a negative PCR COVID-19 test not older than 72 hours, which you must present upon entry. Rhulani’s owner Rolf tried it himself and traveled to South Africa at the beginning of December without any problems. He talks about his experiences.

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