Elephant Coast Guest House
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- Swimming pool
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... like some sort of old fashioned bowling alley just above your head and down comes the torrent. Lightning flashes across the clouds and forks down in sizzling bolts to the ground, far off like a fireworks display and close up like a fearsome fiery snake followed immediately by a thunder clap that rattles every bone in your body.
Then IT RAINS the whole sky fills with water as the mountains and veld disappear in an almost solid curtain of water vapor. Everything is instantly ...
... color to be hold.
There are continuous signs warning us tourists, that walking inside the game reserve you do so entirely at your own risk. At night, the hippos come out of the water and wander the streets in town, we didn't see any on our way back to the hotel, but they are very dangerous, so you have to be very careful...everyone walks in this town at all hours.
... settling rains.
As the storm receded a call came thru that two guests were stuck with their driver some twenty k's south at a river crossing. Probably bogged on the muddy road we assumed so Andrew and I downed our tea, jumped into the trusty Toyota and set off on the rescue mission. Soon we realised that we had caught the edge of the storm and far more rain had fallen to the west with muddy little rivers flowing down the sides and sometimes along and across ...
... s Vivian in a battered old Land Rover. Coats, cameras, binoculars, let’s go. Sani Pass, here we come. Vivian is a laconic fellow, he’s been driving the Sani Pass for years, even large 8-tonne trucks. This Land Rover has been around - clock says over 290,000km - somewhat short on amenities and a bit lacking in comfort, but just the thing for this drive. As we approach the foothills, Vivian points out the peaks ahead. Hodgson’s Peaks, Twelve Apostles, Giant’s Cup, ...
... thick bush have made game viewing tricky on this trip. The summer rains came late this year so the vegetation has not yet had time to die down as we approach early autumn.
We continued down to the bridge over the Black Imfolozi river which was passable but showed signs of previous flooding. We decided not to risk crossing because if the water levels rise once you are on the other side there is no way back through ...