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... our bags and called our hostel for the night, Funky Monkey Backpackers, who sent a cab for us.
It's here where I’d like to address a state of mind I’ve been trying to achieve during this trip. It’s based off of ideas I’ve been pondering for a few years and if any of you know me, I’ve probably talked to you about it in some form or another.
For a long time now, ...
... proclaimed! This part of the world has long been inhabited by hunter gatherer societies, but the Zulu arrived in this area in the 1800s. They were the first to begin the slaughter of animals with cruel pits dug into the ground, planted with spikes and covered with grass. They would then drive the animals in the direction of the pit. Later big game hunters and then poachers ensured the continued devastation until the park was established to protect ...
... his gun and was very much on guard. He gave us two instructions. If he says run, then run. If he says Climb a tree, then do it. He told us it would be easy to do if a lion was chasing us!!!
Fortunately we only saw tracks, a few hippo and a crocodile in the water. It was an eerie experience though.
We have now left Inyati for more adventures but they can wait for the next blog. Internet is not so readily available here.
Until next time
Carol & Rob
... people, new food and new places. And a lot of training. There were definitely some thing sthat couldn't be properly experienced until we entered into our placements but it undoubtedly helped to ease us in to the experience and our roles. We met with different people in the community who taught us about the education system, life in the township and helped us learn a little siswati. One of the most interesting parts was a visit to teh Department of Education to ...
... than we could eat. Afterwards, we watched some of their photos from Kruger and heard from the other couple about the issues and differences of watching wildlife and visiting parks between South Africa and Mozambique.
Tomorrow, we do the Blyde River Canyon boat trip and Monday is the "Panorama" tour (the Canyon from the top). Holgar said to expect some busy days (8a-5p) so we're turning in and getting ready for more adventure.
Other places to stay in Nelspruit
Cnr N4 & Graniet Street, Nelspruit | 3 star hotelfrom $66
Cnr Madiba Road & Koorsboom Streets, off N4, Nelspruit | Hotelfrom $89
15 Government Boulevard, Riverside Park, Nelspruit, 1200, Nelspruit | 4 star hotelfrom $179
30 Jerepico Street, Nelspruit | 4 star hotelfrom $69
Cnr. White River Road & Government Blvrd Riverside Park Ext. 1, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga 1201, Nelspruit | Hotelfrom $50
cnr Samora Machel Drive & Henshall Street, Nelspruit | 3 star hotelfrom $89
Roodewal 251 J.T., Nelspruit | Hotelfrom $45
Cnr N4 & Kaapsehoop Streets, Nelspruit | 1 star hotelfrom $88