Ant’s Nest: How to face a rhino

Yesterday I drove from Jaci’s Lodge up north to Ant’s Nest, in the Waterberg Region in the Northern District of South Africa. Even though the weather today could be warmer it is wonderful. My drive yesterday was somehow adventorous. I was on a gravel road and stuck deep in the mud. Thanx to black power, a farmer and his two sons, I got out of the mud. But you should see now this Avis Toyota Corolla. Full with red mud…

Today I was horse riding. Through the beautiful landscape. And we have been with our horses just some few metres away from the wild animals. They see us, horse and man, as one entity, as one other wild animal. So there is no conflict. We have seen girafs, wildebeests (gnus), kudus, ipalas, zebras and many more. And we have been just some 5 metres away from 4 rhinos. This is so amazing, so fascinating, you can’t imagine. And here, the lodge from Ant and Tessa is also very nice, cosy and absolutely spacious. I don’t only have a room. I have a whole floor for me. A huge room for eating and living, a wonderful bedroom, a nice and lovely decorated bath room. And imagine: some weeks ago famous tennis player Justine Henin was here too. This afternoon I will see Ant’s Hill, the second Lodge they have here.

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Götz A. Primke

Herausgeber, Chefredakteur, Reisejournalist, Reiseblogger, Foodjournalist, Foodblogger bei Le Gourmand - Das Geniesser-Magazin
Restaurantfachmann, Dipl.-Betriebswirt (FH) und Journalist - und immer schon Geniesser. Feinschmeckender Vielfrass, viel essender Feinschmecker. Immer auf der Suche nach Genuss und Genüssen, Destinationen, Kulturen, Charakteren und Geschichten. Reisejournalist, Reiseblogger, Foodjournalist, Foodblogger.

Götz A. Primke did a complete hotel business apprenticeship in a 5 star hotel in Berlin and completed his university years at the university of applied sciences in Munich with a degree as Diplom-Betriebswirt in tourism economics. Following some years as editor in a german renowned hotel business magazine he started to work as freelance journalist, travel journalist, travel blogger, food journalist and food blogger. His articles are published in german newspapers, magazines, web-sites and on his own platform Le Gourmand . He writes about travel, destinations, hotels, restaurants, food & beverages, cooking, gourmandise cuisine and everything that tastes good.
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