Travel Blogs from Port Elizabeth
... right hand side doesn't have any sides so the passengers on that side get really wet and muddy. The first animal we spot is the elephant, quickly followed by zebra and wildebeest. We saw so many animals I can't list them all but here's a few. Crocodile, impala, giraffe, lion, rhino. The photos I managed to take are terrific. The rain kept pouring but it was more very heavy showers so in between the showers it was ok but cold. The rhino's have ...
After breakfast today we headed off to coastal town called Plettenberg for a photo stop. Then we drove to a large aviary called Birds of Eden and then visited the Monkeyland Primate Reserve. Had lunch at a local craft village. We arrived at our hotel The Boardwalk Hotel in pt. Elizabeth. This hotel is also amazing, very grand and ...
... for them out of the township.
The little things we take for granted.
Thank you to the College of Saint Benedict for granting me the Student Philanthropy Fund. With this grant I was able to share this place with some well-deserving students. They will never forget their experience and I hope it made them realize the world has so much to offer.
I hope to them, as it was for me, one one of my most memorable days together.
... first started this Gleneagles Agreement in 1977 though. It was to discourage countries from playing South Africa due to the racial discrimination and racism occurring in the country during Apartheid. Today, it seems that they the country is slowly coming back. There were quite a few blacks attending the games, even though it is still mostly whites.
South Africa has a an incredible history... though dark and damaging, I will have to write about that at some point for ...
... and amazing. They are the size of a medium dog but act like house cats. They were so sweet rubbing up against us and purring.
We inquired as to why so many of the animals had names like Noam and Galia, very Israeli names. We were told that they were named by the many Israeli volunteers who come to help out at the park.
This place is set up on a hill overlooking the beach. We took a ...
- Fitness/Health center
- Pets allowed