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... before we went to pick up our ride to the township tour.
I had been a bit reluctant, imagining serious poverty and squalour (not to mention smells, vermin and disease). But that isn't at all what we saw. The tour was run by a black woman who grew up in the townships, the daughter of alcoholic parents who has become a real somebody because of her hard work and determination. With the proceeds of the tours, she ...
... and stop whenever they do. They frequently stop and sniff to investigate smells, especially around trees and spray to scent mark where they have been. The pace they set is quite fast although they look as if they are strolling! We had three guides with us to ensure safety and help train Zeus.
We all took turns at holding the leads and walking alongside the cheetahs. It was quite a walk and the weather was hot although still early in ...
Today was going to be a long and tiring day. We woke up early and had breakfast at Nicola
Harding’s (Steve’s sister) coffee shop with CJ (Jacks friend from school). I
had smoked salmon and scrambled eggs, while the boys had bacon and eggs.
Nicola’s café is in the garden of her mother’s homewares shop. We were seated
on furniture ...
... Quite, in daylight..." We re packed our bags in case we got mugged and risked it! We made it through but it was pretty scary so decided to taxi it back home after! Once at Tenikwa we booked a guided tour so we could go into some of the enclosures. We watched a short video on African animals being threatened by Man. The tour guide was awesome and we learnt a lot. We saw loads of wild cat species and got to go into the enclosure with a few including the Cheetahs. ...
... spectacular landscape.
Even though I'm quite adept to being alone or acting on my own between strangers, this was just one of those things I didn't want to do on my own. I decided to ask a longstanding friend who is also a hiking enthusiast to join - Willem accepted almost immediately with a resounding 'Yes'.
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