Travel Blogs from Polokwane
... and dead. Then, because they are not that hungry right now, they will leave your carcass for the hyenas and vultures to rip apart! But feel free to pet them if you must!"
We head for the dry river bed again, following it in the hopes of catching a leopard making an early morning kill and watching it drag it up into a nearby Machatu tree. It was not to be, but we did find a ...
... Those who do have HIV and are being treated are counseled in the beginning about the importance of taking their medication and not spreading the disease. The system seems to work pretty well, but there are always those who discontinue their medication (making the infection active and transmissible) or refuse to use condoms. Although, they seem to have a good system to educate, treat, and prevent, there area still patients that fall through the cracks.
... are NOT allowed to bring cameras into the hospital campus, but phones are allowed. This is one of the things they are checking for besides weapons of course. We were told a story of how one of the professors from DMU was here checking on things, took some pictures, and had to go through a big ordeal to get everyone to sign off on them. In this way it is just like the US with HIPAA. You are not allowed to take pictures without formal ...
... names which recall Apartheid)). Armed with a beautiful bouquet as a hostess gift (procured by the manager of the Inn who said she was going out for provisions and was terribly nice), I am ready to see our long lost son and meet his hosts. And what hosts they turn out to be. If kinder and more gracious people exist, I'd be surprised. I enjoyed a tour of Mokopane and a brief explanation of the impact of the horror that ...
... my memory! Permanently scarred.
We camped at the Polokwane game reserve. It was by far the most basic of campsites but it did have really nice bathrooms (a perk to Africa!). Only they were deceiving the women’s restroom didn’t have hot water. Extremely disappointing. The guys were super lucky. I opted to have this be a no shower day. I know hygiene has lacked a little bit but if ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking