Chicken schnitzel and roasted sweet potato served with pan-fried carrots and a mustard sauce.
Time to say goodbye to some more new friends. Staying with us for three nights Matt and Sheri managed to squeeze in not one, but two game drives. One of which they drove themselves, one of the the joys of Hluhluwe-Imfolozi game reserve is that you do not have to rely on a tour guide […]
Ok guys and girls, this is an old one I know, but always good to resurrect the classics. So how many bands can you spot, leave a comment, let us know!
This morning we waved goodbye to six of our new friends who came to stay with us at Umkhumbi Lodge. On their last night at Umkhumbi Lodge they went on a night walk around the trail with us. Armed with a UV torch, we took a stroll down to the trail and […]
At Umkhumbi lodge we like to think of our guests as friends. We travel too and we know that nothing beats feeling truly welcome where you are staying. The downside of this is that it is always sad seeing them leave. But leave they must as they continue their travels through South Africa. Today we […]
Hey there, Umkhumbi Lodge Hluhluwe now has a short promotional video. Enjoy! Umkhumbi Lodge
It is a sad day at Umkhumbi Lodge today as we say goodbye to three of our crew. After counting down the days till they got here, their four weeks with us went by in the wink of an eye But, as quick as it went, they still managed to squeeze in a lot! […]
Well, so much for the students being eager to get back to civilization! No one wanted to leave, and a few even wanted to stage a sit-in! Gone were their fears, and nightwatch (the mere thought of which had sent shivers down each and every spine in the group) was something to be […]
Nyala is a Swahili name, from the Zulu ‘Inyala’. Like most antelope Nyala are shy creatures and aren’t very comfortable in open-spaces. They tend to only venture into the public eye as they drink at waterholes. Usually exclusively browsers, the Nyala feed mostly on fruits, pods, twigs and leaves. Like a growing number of people, Nyala […]
It would appear that Chelsea has indeed found herself a little underground home. Two days in a row now we have spotted her sunbathing and then – when she realises we want a photograph – gets camera shy and hightails it into a nearby termite mound. Now, I realise the pictures aren’t very good, but […]