Gibela Backpackers Lodge
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking
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We visited the Hluhluwe game park from St Lucia. We drove round ourselves and were lucky to see a lot of rhino, one giraffe, a ...
... with a thatched roof with lofts up in the thatch. The view from the terrace is amazing right down to the dam. As I type this I am sitting watching the sun set with a glass of wine in my hand. Our bed is all made up and I think we sleep very well under out thatched roof. I can't believe how lucky we have been to have this experience. It is something we never would have experienced without the generosity of Alan and ...
... and a couple of cheetahs; as well as a herd of elephants and many giraffes. You have to realize this reserve is not small - it covers almost 600 square kms!
The time flew by so fast, and too soon it was time to leave and head for my time with Lesley & Charles. On the way to the airport, Mike extended one more huge kindness and took me to the mall in Joburg to help me select a new camera for the rest of my journey. I now have a spanking new ...
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It is very cold when I wake up. The flight to Dublin is delayed by an hour, but that is all part of travelling - by this time things like that does not even phase me. The reason for the delay is interesting - they had to steam the airplane in order to get rid of the snow that accumulated on it. As we are from sunny South Africa, this is foreign to us and it turned into a first time ...
... of humans and pre homo sapiens existing and hunting Africa's continent. For example, in 1974, the skeleton of "Lucy," a hominid who lived approximately 3.2 million years ago and has been considered a common ancestor to the human family, was discovered in Hadar, Ethiopia. Fast animals needed to be hunted by fast runners, and, as we all know, African nations have continuously produced the fastest runners of all Olympic Games athletes, from the high altitude long distance ...