Champagne Castle Hotel
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... plants. There is definitely not enough room in our rucksacks for them! We then took the more scenic coast road to Durban. On the way in we passed the impressive Moses Mabhida Stadium, which was built for the 2010 World Cup. We took a drive along the seafront road, but a large black cloud hung over the city. Having ticked Durban off our list of places to see, we headed northwest on the N3 and slowly climbed up into the Drakensberg region in pretty much driving rain and ...
... also turned out to be hard as rock so any more holes being dug then the bare essential ones was out of the question. So tires needed to stay above ground. First lesson learnt - no matter how much you think you're prepared, your probably not, and it's ok, the job will still get done if you work hard.
Somehow in the blur of what was the next few hours, the playground was built, the playgrounds was painted, as was the murals, tires and building. The grounds were cleaned, ...
... they were in more than one direction, so it probably passed through more than once.
Before we started our walk we set up a camera in a place that the leopard is known to cross at so hopefully we will get some good photos of it passing through as it seems to be quite active. There may be more than one on the reserve again.
The two couples went off for the weekend as Jon and Angela hired a car. So it was just us girls. As a result we went and did a road count all morning, then had an early lunch and went food shopping, then came back to pre-bait the traps over the weekend.
As we went to pre-bait the traps we stumbled across several rhino and then we almost saw some giraffe action. An exciting drive!
Today we spent the morning finding cameras using a gps, to check battery life etc.
Easier said than done... as gps navigators in the feld do not operate like satnavs on roads... for a start they keep changing their mind which direction you should be going in, and they certainly do not take you on the easiest path.
The start we found tricky and got out of breath fast, but by the end we had climbed pretty much vertically up ...