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... is, but if you ask around enough then the directions you're given sort of balance out into a roughly correct guess. Sort of like the "ask the audience" option in Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?I hang around there making a nuisance of myself trying to find options for tomorrow's much wished for safari, asking families obviously out for a nice, relaxing, hitch-hiker-free holiday if they have ...
... tea’ and our first safari drive. The daily routine here is early morning wake up, hot drink & muffin or croissant, then off on safari until about 10 am. We arrive back in time for a large brunch. It is then a quiet time until 3.30 when we eat again before safari until about 7pm. Then we have drinks and dinner. It is quite a different routine but has to fit around the animals. The Lodge has sweeping lawns down from a deck overlooking a river and sandy area ...
Back to South Africa today, to drop-off trinkets with our friends in Barberton. We chose the 'Genesis Route', which I presume is so named because of the very ancient rocks it passes. It follows the valley next to the ridge that marks the border with Swaziland. It's very picturesque, but too long for young persons crammed in the cab of a bakkie without seats. After a tasty BBQ we were treated to yet ...
I have realised that time seems to be a key thing for this whole trip. So whilst we initially had 7 weeks in school, take off a few national holidays and a day of closure due to barricades and burning tyres around the township; it quickly feels like time here is fleeting. Is strange to think how 7 weeks of being a student in the UK felt quite long but comparatively 7 weeks of teaching in South Africa goes quickly.
School has been very varied! (I ...
... the others attacked the meat and ripped it into several pieces which were then dragged away to be devoured almost instantly. As they finished, in swooped the vulture to clean-up every single morsel left behind (and also a surprising number of yellow or red-beaked hornbills were picking at the scraps.) In a matter of minutes, there was no sign of the side of beef anywhere. To view something like this was truly special for us!
Next, it was a ...
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