Remember Disney’s, The Lion King?
Mufasa: Look, Simba, everything the light touches is our kingdom
Mufasa: A king’s time as ruler rises and falls like the sun. One day, Simba, the sun will set on my time here, and will rise with you as the new king
Simba: And this’ll all be mine?
Mufasa: EverythingRead More
It sounds like an odd combination – beetroot and cheesecake – but that’s because you haven’t tasted it yet. It is absolutely exquisite, especially when made in the Makweti kitchen. You can, however, make it at home too. Our distinguished chefs have put together this easy, step-by-step recipe for you to try in your own kitchen.Read More
Talent Nyamusa, known simply as Talent, is one of the incredibly energetic and enthusiastic ladies who keep Makweti going. She wears a few hats at Makweti Safari Lodge, and always carries out her day with a smile.Read More
The waterhole at Makweti Safari Lodge has always been a hive of activity and over the past three years has provided our guests with much entertainment and enjoyment.Read More
There is something incredibly magnificent about early mornings in the bush. It’s a moment shared with hundreds of species of insects, birds, animals and all sorts of other creatures as the night disappears and the new day begins.Read More
Makweti Safari Lodge is world-renowned for our haute cuisine. We are a longstanding member of the (by-invitation-only) Chaîne des Rôtisseurs – a hallmark of fine cuisine. The reason behind this is the imagination and ingenuity that comes out of our kitchen.Read More
There is nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked bread. Actually, we lie. Eating freshly baked bread probably tops the smell, but both are heavenly. This home-baked bread is a Makweti favourite, made with a local ingredient that South African kids grow up on: Marmite.Read More
Red-breasted Swallow (English) Peolwane (Northern Sotho) – Hirundo semirufa
Early on Monday morning, we headed out on the game drive just before 6am. It was a cool morning, typical of spring but the sun was starting to rise above the hills that surround the Makweti Gorge.Read More
In keeping with our Women’s Month theme, we thought we’d share something sweet and delicious with you; a recipe for Cape Brandy Pudding. It’s not just any recipe, no… this is something special. It has a history as rich as the dessert itself.Read More
The old phrase “lightning never strikes twice” is born in myth and truth depending on how this phrase is used. Most storm chasers will have you know that this is false and given enough time it is certainly quite inevitable. Lightning can and will strike the same place twice at any time.Read More