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Today we we travelled to Richards Bay to have the new roof rack fitted and take delivery of the Oz Tent RV3. Look out for the demo of the tent on the youtube channel in a couple of day. Richards Bay, about 2 hours from Durban, has the biggest and deepest harbour in the country and is mainly used for the export of coal and metals. The area also has some of the most spectacular wetland scenery and unspoilt beaches on the north coast of KwaZulu Natal. The Zululand Birding Route ...
... to eat grasshoppers! There were also a lot of fun to watch.
The roads were dirt and bumpy. We did have a canvas roof over our heads, but picture taking was ideal as the driver would move the jeep so that everyone would have a chance for pictures. We rode around for two hours looking for animals. We did stop by and see a huge spider web. Must have been at least 8 feet across. The driver got out ...
... by visiting elephants, but non are here today. Approaching a small clearing a little further on, Rick points out white, chalk like balls on the ground, Hyena poo, white from the calcium in the bones they eat. There are many droppings here, this is apparently a way for the Hyena to gain hierarchy, a social gathering of poo to see who's is the whitest! Ahead, I spot movement in the bush, a quick whistle gets Ricks attention and we stop still with bated breath to see what it ...
... Hyena still there, lying on road behind boma, wouldn't move. Philip tried to shoo it away but said it started drooling when he had his arm out the window (he quickly withdrew it!!) Philip stopped for Zebra, Giraffe Back to camp 5.30. Leftovers for dinner, I had spag Bol. Chatted with Courtney about her experiences then snakes, spiders and scorpions. We'll all have bad dreams tonight. 7pm and 28 degrees! Bed ...
Well, writing this on 2nd June at 7.55pm at the volunteer Camp at Imfolozi. Very little internet, did hope to get access to wifi when we went to town today for our weekly shop but no luck. Still been writing daily, so will update blog when I get back to Joburg next Monday and have access to wifi. I've seen so ...
Other places to stay in Richards Bay
3 Hibberd Dr, Richards Bay | 4 star hotelfrom $96
P. O. Box 10105, Richards Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $71
Off the N2, Richards Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $76
Corner of Pioneer & Bridgetown Road, Richards Bay | 4 star hotelfrom $112
Cnr. Krewelkring & Hibberd Drive, Richards Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $43