Farrah Saville
6 minute read
7 Nov 2021
4:55 am

A road trip to leopard land and bushveld luxury

Farrah Saville

Nothing beats having your bestie by your side when a leopard pops in during a trip to the Southwest Kruger Park.

An elusive leopard in the Kruger. Picture: BRendan Seery

There was only person for the job of riding shotgun. My bestie. Before the trip, I mapped out stops, playlists featuring the three holy divas: Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston and also brought some snacks to get through the five and half hour drive to Jock Safari Lodge in Kruger National Park. And, made sure the phone was charged and connected to the Bluetooth so we did not get lost. All road trip protocol observed. We hit the road early and what I imagined would be a long and winding road was actually the quickest few hours...