Protea Hotel Richards Bay
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Travel Blogs from Richards Bay
... Bay Harbour and the Game Reserve, known also as New Mouth, on its route. This part of the route covers sandbanks, mud flats, extensive mangroves, freshwater pans and forest areas and bird watchers can spot a number of rarities such as the cuckoo hawk and pygmy goose. New Mouth features a number of aquatic birds as well as hippos and crocodiles.
During the 3 hour wait for the fitting, Bernard, Christine and myself went down to the Tuzi-Gazi waterfront where we ...
... a lone Impala, no danger here and once he gets whiff of us, he's off, bouncing away. It's fairly easy to spot birds in the bush while walking, but being on constant alert for bumping into anything big and dangerous around each bush kind of puts the birds on the back list. We do however get a nice look at a Trumpet Hornbill and Vulture flying overhead. The heat is rising, so I guess we are getting close to midday, maybe with more time I could figure this out from the sun, but ...
... If an elephant or a rhino charges at you, don't run - easier said than done! Rick is dead serious when he talks to us and its easy to see that this is nothing to take lightly, I start to wonder what the hell we are doing! Too late now, we get in the car and drive the 15 minutes to the start of the trail. With arriving late last night, we missed sending our belongings with the donkeys to camp, so we have to carry everything ourself in the backpack. Its totally fine ...
... from Philip. Discussed cameras and lenses and wildlife photography. Did washing. Washed windproof jacket, dried quicker than trousers. Went down to The rock with Philip and took photos. Washed car. Impala blood not good for luggage or for new volunteers tomorrow. Ute spotless. Philip and Antoine went to rock. Put data into laptop. I joined them after data entry. Philip offered to Braii chicken. I did carrots, potato wedges, butternut pumpkin and onion in oven. Bed ...
... Raqui. Very close. Then went back to hide after a guy in a passing car said a Dog had returned to kill at hide. When we got there, there were people really close to kill. No Dogs, they had gone (any wonder with people so close). Went into hide and saw the pack of 6 Dogs at waterhole. Then crept back along path but they weren't at kill. Got out of gate and they were hanging around trying to get to kill. Lost Lynn briefly. ...