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Upon suggestion of the very helpful manager, Kevin, at Belvedere Estates we made a quick stop at Nan Hua Temple in Bronkhorstspruit. Nan Hua (which means Flower in the South) is the center for the Humanistic Buddhist Order, whose mission is to spread Humanistic Buddhism to all continents. The temple's beautiful main shrine was opened in 2005, and resides on 18150 hectares of ...
... We carried on to Afsaal Trading Post for a break, stretch and late lunch. Red-billed Hornbillls were admiring themselves in car wing mirrors and one even try to attack its reflection in my camera lens. A couple of Rhebok wandered around camp and Starlings, Ground Squirrels and Crested Francolins fed on table crumbs around our feet.
This only left us a short tarmac drive to Berg-en-Dal. We took a short detour to a pan and came across a large head of Zebra. A stop on ...
... around the area under the tree.
Last night we came across a leopard and her cub. They had been eating their latest kill. The leopard went up the tree and took the carcass with her. It looked nearly as big as she was. The cub went up too. Unfortunately it was getting dark by that time so we needed spotligthts to see them.
Another time we came across two leopards mating. They mate every 10 minutes for four days, easing off to less often by the 4th ...
So, this blog was inteneded to follow on nicely from m last as I moved from travelligng to volunteering in Southern Africa. However, for many reasons, it has been difficult to update. So, for now I shall try to sumarise what has been a challengng, inspiring, shocking but all together great two weeks.
I am volunteering with a chaity named Tenteleni in Lekazi/Kanyamazane in South Africa. The charity's origins lie in Tenteleni primary school in the township, ...
... the Wehr was almost devoid of activity.
We did see a number of monuments to "Jock of the Bushveld". Jock was a dog of similar fame in S.A. to "Lassie" or "Rin Tin Tin" in the USA. Rox was impressed with the story to the extent that she bought a book about Jock at the Pretoriuskop camp (along with some children's books on African wildlife for the grandkids.) After our last meal inside Kruger National Park, we left ...