This was a lovely place, with lovely friendly staff. It was located right overlooking the river and the food was very nice - the porridge at breakfast was lush. The rooms were quite damp, but we learned that we were the first tour of the new year, and presumably they had been closed up for a while. They smelled very musty, but once you opened the door and windows and put the towels out to air, they weren't too bad. Also the very welcome hot water bottle did help us sleep (along with the bottle of wine!)
The elephant safari was wonderful, we saw rhino and spotted deer, although it was very misty and quite cold as we set off before breakfast in the dark! My highlight was later in the day when we were taken for a bird watching walk to the river and they brought an elephant down to the river to wash, and we were able to have photos up close, and even sitting on its knee!
We had a boat trip to see a crocodile farm, but unfortunately everyone stood up all together on one boat, and one poor lady fell into the river - needless to say from then on they made sure everyone got up one by one on any of the boat rides!
We also went to see a village by ox cart, and this was fascinating, seeing how the people lived and we took gifts for the children, we took crayons, and to see their little faces light up was amazing. Later on some girls from the village came to dance and sing for us. The couple of days finished off with a slide show, which was very entertaining.
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