Tuesday, 21 December 2010
Sunday, 12 December 2010
Tuesday, 30 November 2010
Jan & Hanneke, from http://vakantie-gehandicapten.blogspot.com, stayed with us at the Epic Guest House from the 19 - 25 November and did some great video recordings for us! Thank you so much!!!
Here are the great shots of our Epic Guest House:
Just click on the arrow to play the video :)
-Alfie and Sabine
Saturday, 27 November 2010
Judging from our November Kruger Park clients’ comments, it seems they were able to forget how fast time moves these days, leave their regular lives behind, and soak up every bit of their Bush holiday.
Ruud, Roos & Nine from Holland wrote: “This was a very, very cool vacation we all liked it. You are really in the bush and very close to the animals. And Alfie and other people are very good in explaining a lot of things about the animals. We learnt a lot. We also like the houses were we slept. A really African interior and it was wheelchair friendly. And the food was really nice! Alfie cooks fantastically and he helps you a lot.
It’s so wonderful when clients enjoy the Wildlife during the tour – it’s not too often one sees Wild Dog and Hyena with their cubs, a real treat.
Alfie’s food is very popular according to the clients, so we see him as the Bush Chef of note …..as Debbie & Colin from the UK write:
Thursday, 21 October 2010
-Alfie and Sabine
Wednesday, 29 September 2010
Their Kruger experience will be updated in the next blog post.
Friday, 24 September 2010
Monday, 23 August 2010
Better than the
Tuesday, 17 August 2010
Saturday, 12 June 2010
Cape Town Green Point stadium
11 June 2010
Uruguay v. France
The whole of South Africa is waving a Flag (majority South African Flags :).
It was our (Sabine & Joshua's) 1st Soccer game live - and what an experience. The vibe is incredible and everybody is buzzing! Literally - with all the Vuvuzela's!
We, of course, also contributed to the 'bee hive buzz"!
Hope you are following your team on TV if you are not here :D
Tuesday, 11 May 2010
The fully accessible en-suite bathroom has all modern conveniences, including a heated towel rail, shaver point, excellent lighting, non-slip tiles, special grab rails, shower seat and complimentary eco friendly bath products.
The bathroom has non-slip tiles, a roll-in shower with shower seat, grab-rails and complementary eco friendly bath products.
Patio doors lead out onto the stunning Veranda from where the beautiful views, sunsets and wildlife can be enjoyed.
Patio doors lead onto the stunning Veranda from where the beautiful views, sunsets and wildlife can be enjoyed.
The fully accessible bathroom is across the passage, right outside the room. Features include non-slip tiles, special grab rails, shower seat and complimentary eco friendly bath products.
Monday, 10 May 2010
Enjoy the view with a glass of local South African wine...
...or read a good book with a 'cuppa' (coffee or tea :) chilling on the veranda or by the mesmerising fire!
Friday, 7 May 2010
Hard to imagine that one could sit here eating a meal...
...now we can offer you our scrumptious & wholesome breakfasts at our beautiful Mahogany table! The table has ample leg space for wheelchair users :)
Friday, 23 April 2010
Joyce and Peter were very fortunate in their sightings in Kruger Park & Private Game Reserve – to see Leopard more than once is real good luck and very special. Leopards are very shy, nocturnal creatures, so not easy to see. Leopards usually go out hunting at night or dusk. It was suspected that the female Leopard had a den close by with cubs.
There was a lovely sighting of Honey Badger at the camp site in the
It was great to be able to see the “Big 5” – Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo & Rhino being the most sought after wild animals to see. One tends to take it for granted that
Monday, 19 April 2010
There was great sadness at Tshukudu Game Reserve – Ian, who ran the Bush Camp (with his wife Sylvia) and Ala, his mother were both killed in a tragic car accident 2 weeks’ ago. Such a huge loss and sorely felt by Alfie and Sabine, who have known & worked with them for a long time. Their loss will be felt by all who knew them!
Picture of Ian with Savannah the cheetah and one of her cubs
Monday, 12 April 2010
Early in April
Early in April, both Alfie & Sabine did various day tours in Cape Town. Christine & Oliver together with Lyn and a friend so enjoyed their Cape Point tour. The Group then did
Family Newark joined Christine & Oliver on a very enjoyable Stellenbosch Winelands tour to Spier and surroundings.
Oliver the ‘Shopper’ of course had a great time at the V & A Waterfront !
The Table Mt tour was a “skin of the teeth” happening, because the Cable Car had been closed for 3 days due to very strong winds, and as Sabine arrived with the Christine & Oliver, it opened – especially to welcome them. And this was really just in time, only a couple of hours before their flight back home.
Sorry it has taken me nearly two weeks to let you know what a fabulous time Oliver and I had in
Monday, 29 March 2010
Well 2010 is already flying by so fast. The 1st
With a lovely family on safari, this trip was somehow very special. So there was Vanna, together with her daughter Roxanne, her son Dan with his wife Kathy and their son Dane from the
Miranda had a long awaited wish to spend an “independent” holiday – and she chose
The usual special treats of every trip were very much enjoyed – Jessica the Hippo kept everyone very entertained. Very sadly, Savanna the Cheetah is no more – she had matured into a well-known Icon, because everyone loved her, but after a full life, nature took its course. Her 4 cubs have now taken their place of attraction for visitors and entertain our game walk in the bush...
Here are some comments from Miranda & Gloria:
THANK YOU ALFIE & CHARLES
For a REALLY wonderful week.
It already seems like a different life!
AND I got home just before the worst of the BA strike, thank goodness!
Thank you SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO much
PS thank Sabine too
I've been back almost a week and thought I'd finally send some feedback all about our wonderful holiday.
Laurence and I had a great time, we didn't really know what to expect but I would have absolutely no hesitation in booking another Epic tour in the future. Alfie is extremely knowledgeable and informative, in fact the game drives conducted by him were the best and the ones where we saw the greatest number of animals.
He is also good at repairing vehicles, which is definitely an advantage when you are in the middle of nowhere, not to mention that he can put together a tasty meal for a group in no time. I haven't actually seen him doing the washing up, though. Thank you Charles!
All in all I'd say we had good fun, it's been a great experience and the truck and the accommodation were clean and comfortable.
New photos of the rooms at our Epic Guest House will follow soon - we are just waiting for the final furniture!