African Sun Amber Hotel Mutare
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... the sun and they didn't go home till it was dark. Our third day here and we started our orientation. The isn't much to write about it, it was pretty boring, I've noticed now that here they will use 20 sentences to explain something that only needs a couple of words. A lot of it was repeating our pre departure training and teaching common sense. However it was really good to meet all the Nationals properly, including Contro, ...
... man of short stature greeted us with a broad grin. Binoculars hanging from his neck, Bulawayze exchanged quick introductions with us and then immediately pointed out a pair of Cardinal woodpeckers nesting in a leafless tree nearby. After studying this new addition to our life list, our ears were directed to a lovely descending trill high above us in the trees. Bulawayze had picked up the call of an Olive Bush-Shrike, a bird splashed with orange and green with a ...
... we had the place to ourselves!! We even were able to have hot
showers up in the cottages on the hill. They burn wood which heats
the water. We were very thankful of this as the water was freezing in
the main house. Unfortunately, just as we were cooking our Spag Bol
the power cut out (on an electric oven!!), meaning we had to cook
over the fire outside. That was a cool but slow and painful (smoke in
the eyes) experience, lol. The joys of being out in the ...
... get on you they will! Approaching the border, I felt somewhat excited. I’m empathizing with thousands of people who wish for a better life. Those who are lucky are allowed to cross, however the unfortunate ones get turned back around.
I’m going to be honest, I expected a lot more of the border, It was just a small building for customs and a highly armed archway for vehicles. I knew I wasn’t allowed to take photos, but being a tourist there are certain ...
... set off, From Nyanga our next destination was Vumba National Park about 3 hours away. Situated North East of the country near the Mozambique border. About midday we stopped in the third biggest city in Zimbabwe; Mutare. When driving down to the city it was in the centre of the mountains. It was so picturesque. From third street you had the mountains in the backgrounds, palm trees on the sides of the roads and it was boiling hot! I really like ...