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 ...
... a few days I found myself adjusting and not caring if my feet smelled a little bit (although the rest of the group may have cared).
Our first day there we went to a beautiful secluded beach, where I played some soccer and caught quite the sunburn. During the week, we visited a small prison where we did work with a local NGO. The NGO seeks to give prisoners skills and help them with their transition back to society. Talking to the prisoners was ...
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 ...
... taxi place from where the taxi took us back the same way the shuttle bus had come and dropped us off at the waterfront we could see from the ship and indeed could have just walked across to! A waste of 200 rand but served us right for not getting our bearings and checking exactly where the shuttle bus was going.
... picked us up and we are back on the ship. Twelve hours later we are where we started and tomorrow we will arrive DURBAN where we spent the day.
Richards Bay is the gateway to the land of Zula one of Africa's most fascinating tribes.
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