Canefields Country House
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... Women carrying the most awkward loads on their heads, boxes with teapots and other things, not evenly loaded. Bags of rice, probably 10 kg!
Arrived at Phumula Lodge, place where Wildlife ACT meets and waits for transport, at 10.30. Cup of tea (only Rooibos offered). Free wifi so uploaded blog and got emails. Said goodbye to Antoine, left 11.45 for Richards Bay Airport.
There were road works on the way and the driver got impatient so drove ...
... in to camp at the Woodlands Stopover outside Francistown in Botswana.
Our vehicle, a 1997 Land Cruiser Stationwagon, has had new Old Man Emu shocks put on, had a complete checkover and had various items replaced. All that remains now is to get two new tyres and get our Afrispoor trailer back after having a few things done to it by the manufacturer.
We still have to get our police clearance certificate which will be done next week.
... flag pin.
We were then picked up the next day and headed further north to Huluwe game reserve. Going on a safari is the stereotypical view of tourists throughout Africa, but it still was very fun to view rhinos, water buffalo, and giraffes from up close. After a delicious braai of chicken and lamb at our hostel and a restful night of sleep, we made the four hour trek back to Durban.
I’ll hopefully have another update tomorrow!
As I wrote in one of the earlier blogs Brenda Howett (the captain) gave me the book the elephant whisperer from Lawrence Anthony. I read it in three days and it inspired me so much that I decided to change my travel plans and book two nights in Thula Thula and drove 14 hrs up and down to the Lowfeld in order to see where the elephants broke through the boma etc.
The next 48 hrs were kinda dream. Back in the bush. Basically the main thing ...
Today was one of those travel days from hell. We boarded our coach in Richards Bay, South Africa for a 2 hour transfer to the DURBAN airport where we were to connect with our 1:30 flight to PUMBA Safari that was moved to 3:10, then 4:00 then 5:00 then 6:00 then canceled. So after 7 hours in the airport the ...