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Swaziland - Part one., Manzini, Swaziland travel blog

Swaziland - Part one.

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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... a four year old. Once you've sat down (sometimes before) they speed off playing Swazi music at full volume, it's a great experience. Swaziland is one of Africa's richer countries, all Swazi people have a right to land. Yet tourists do create a problem, ...

Swaziland - Part Two, Manzini, Swaziland travel blog

Swaziland - Part Two

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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... was extinguished at the time). Very good. In the afternoon we drove up to Pigg's Peak, which gives the most amazing views of Swaziland there are, but after about half an hour of driving, cows were appearing not ten yards in front of me out of the ...

The Ezulwini Valley, Ezulwini, Swaziland travel blog

The Ezulwini Valley

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We stopped in the valley off the M3 to the M103 where we found the Swazi Cultural Village for a tour of life like it was in the 1900's. Great dancing with very colorful costumes. Some great ...

6:00am Game Drive, Sihangwane, South Africa travel blog

6:00am Game Drive

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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Photo from the morning game ...

Four Lakes, Manguzi, South Africa travel blog

Four Lakes

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We went north to the corner of the county to see Kosi Bay which is a series of four interlinked lakes coming from the Indian Ocean and mixing with fresh water. Took a boat ride for the day which included going up and down the lakes and over to the beach. ...

Week five - Durban and Swaziland, Manzini, Swaziland travel blog

Week five - Durban and Swaziland

A travel blog entry by petenic360

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... when they got on in St Lucia and had been abusive. Load mouth Cockney guy eventually quietened down. Crossed border into Swaziland amid dramtic Thunder and Lightning. Got to Sondzela Backpackers between Manzini and the capital Mhabane at about 7.30pm. ...

Tembe Elephant Park, Sihangwane, South Africa travel blog

Tembe Elephant Park

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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This was our first major stop back in South Africa---the Tembe Elephant Park. Because of the sand you can only drive a 4X4 into the park, therefore we purchased a all-in-one deal. Lodge, food and 2 game rides---it was great. Tempe was established ...

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Ezulwini, Swaziland travel blog

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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... , with extensive tin mining in the low foothills of the Nyonyane Mountains, the Sanctuary has been rehabilitated and is now Swaziland's most frequently visited reserve where you can enjoy the beauty of the surroundings and the wildlife that grace the ...

Another Country Swaziland!, Mbabane, Swaziland travel blog

Another Country Swaziland!

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We now continue our move south to Swaziland, which is a mountainous country made up of mostly farming and some parks and local crafts. The capital was like many capitals in small countries not much to see of interest, you need to move to the countryside. ...

Swaziland, Swaziland, Swaziland travel blog

Swaziland

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Drowning at the missing caves, Border Caves, KZN, South Africa travel blog

Drowning at the missing caves

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Only half guilty your honour, Piet Retief, South Africa travel blog

Only half guilty your honour

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Speeding is OK - as long as you are only half guilty and it's before lunch time. Not speeding is a crime, punishable by ...

Another day, another country...., Mbabane, Swaziland travel blog

Another day, another country....

A travel blog entry by vicki

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Never one to hang around in one place for long, it was off again - this time to Swaziland, on the way back to Jo'burg for my flight out of SA. I'm staying in a hostel on the Mlilwane Game Reserve, which is great! Yesterday I went for a walk in the ...

Swaziland: where is that ?, Mbabane, Swaziland travel blog

Swaziland: where is that ?

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... an umbrella but most of them just walk in their t-shirt. In the middle of nowhere. Where do they come from ? Where are they going ? Swaziland is even poorer than South-Africa. The houses you see are the 'better' ones. What they call the 'town ships' are ...

Mr Loverman SHAKA!!, Mbabane, Swaziland travel blog

Mr Loverman SHAKA!!

A travel blog entry by fiandrob

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We moved onto the next leg of the journey which was into Swaziland which is a small country completely surrounded by South Africa. We journeyed down in the mystery mobile and came to the border control which was a fort Knox like bastion of security. It ...

Swaziland, Manzini, Swaziland travel blog

Swaziland

A travel blog entry by lori_aaron_trip

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Hi!! We are back in civilization, at least for tonight. We drove today from Johannesburg to Swaziland. We are spending a few days with my other friends from Guam, the Blossers. On the way, we did some shopping. Of course, it was a big tourist trap ...

Milwane Game Reserve, Manzini, Swaziland travel blog

Milwane Game Reserve

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Swaziland, Piggs Peak, Swaziland travel blog

Swaziland

A travel blog entry by kennellyturkey

... here was at its best with dips in the swimming pool, dogs to play with, dinner and beds available. Our final views of Swaziland are driving through the really poor rondeval villages on the road out of the country. If you paused for more than a second ...

Zander Fawkes, Ezulwini Valley, Swaziland travel blog

Zander Fawkes

A travel blog entry by capnben

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... off with a bang (if you'll excuse the pun).   I managed to track down the only Chinese shop in Swaziland (probably) and bought some sparklers, marshmallows and ludicrously cheap fireworks - some were only 20p!   Back at the lodge ...

The orphans of Swaziland, Mlilwane, Swaziland travel blog

The orphans of Swaziland

A travel blog entry by pachi

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... tour focused on the orphans of the village. As approximately one third of the population is HIV positive, there are many orphans in Swaziland. In this particular village there are over 200. As we entered the village some were there to welcome us. The lady ...

Honeycomb, Swaziland, Swaziland travel blog

Honeycomb

A travel blog entry by boydandrose

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... elevation and the terrain is gently rolling.  The crops we see are mainly bananas and oranges. Initially from the border, Swaziland appears to be a poorer country as evidenced by the type of housing and the number of people gathering water with ...

Cheeky Monkeys, Swaziland, Swaziland travel blog

Cheeky Monkeys

A travel blog entry by alandrach

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... Cape Town. We found it the cheapest and least hassled way of traveling in South Africa. We had a fair bit to go to Swaziland with estimated time of arrival 5pm. We stopped a couple of times in the morning for bathroom and refreshment breaks and reached ...

Just for an Overnighter, Manzini, Swaziland travel blog

Just for an Overnighter

A travel blog entry by kwant

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Bulembu, Hhohho, Swaziland travel blog

Bulembu

A travel blog entry by roberton

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Alicia[]<>*{} At bulembu they have a dairy farm and they make lot's of milk they also have a bakery , a honey farm AND an old old asbestos mine and we went down a part of it but it was very wet and very fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We went on walking trip and ...

Hlane National Park, Mbabane, Swaziland travel blog

Hlane National Park

A travel blog entry by hlady

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we pitched our tent again, this time at Hlane national park A much smaller park than Kruger. The heat was a bit unbearable for our sunburnt bodies so we cooled off under the shade and played a game of dice with some new friends After a couple hours ...

Speed Demons, Ezulwini Valley, Swaziland travel blog

Speed Demons

A travel blog entry by capnben

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Despite not being able to feel the lower half of my body (see yesterday's entry) I went on the cultural quad bike tour anyway.  It was great fun zipping through all the villages taking in the view, drinking the local moonshine and learning about ...

Meshack...., Ezulwini Valley, Swaziland travel blog

Meshack....

A travel blog entry by capnben

...is gone.  You might remember that a while back I had to fight to get some more money for the doors and windows to finish the Gogo's house.  You might also remember that I asked Meshack to put down everything we needed and repeatedly asked ...

Another New Project, Ezulwini Valley, Swaziland travel blog

Another New Project

A travel blog entry by capnben

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After a couple of days of doing little things - cleaning windows and putting up a set of swings we're finally given a proper new project.  An HIV positive woman is recently divorced and as such has nothing to her name except a couple of kids to ...

a land of Swazi culture, Ezulwini, Swaziland travel blog

a land of Swazi culture

A travel blog entry by tristan_g

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Day Four - Swaziland, Malolotja Nature Reserve, Swaziland travel blog

Day Four - Swaziland

A travel blog entry by tofor85

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... and a frisky Honey Badger. Before we knew it, we had left Kruger and were heading towards the landlocked Kingdom of Swaziland. The border crossing was extremely quick and painless. Once the formalities were done, we walked across nomans land and entered ...

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