Sodwana Bay Lodge
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... South Africa! We drive through the gate and head toward camp, driving slowly as it is game area. We pass a car pulled up on the side of the road, a typical sign that they have spotted something and ask them what they see. Two Cheetah that have Just moved behind the bushes. They had been sitting at the side of the road for the last 20 minutes, but just got up and moved out of sight. The car drives on, but we are not ready to give up yet. We reverse ...
... this time, there was a large elephant to our left with two buffalo nearby. We reached Mpila Camp late afternoon and are staying in a safari tent with its own outside kitchen. It's situated almost in the bush with views of the surrounding country. The camp is fenced against elephants but all other animals can freely roam. This means you can often see game from the tent and verandah. Bernard has again joined us for a few days after taking ...
... came about, I recited a small prayer asking for the downhill to be as long as possible.
The last 15 kms seemed to go on forever. There were still some steep hills and people kept screaming “LAST CLIMB LAST HILL”. It seriously is not cool when you lie to runners like that. After the first 2 “last hill” calls – I stopped believing the people and just paced myself on the up hills.
Somewhere along the way I ...
... to tea (which we declined) and having a
good laugh. While any accidental death is still a sad event, we were
so relieved that we hadn't stumbled upon a poaching after all, and we
found the whole situation indescribably funny.
Lucky for us we were back in the air! We flew roughly 300-800 feet
above the ground over reserves, farms, roads, and villages. We were
constantly scanning to assess the habitat and to try to catch the
telltale flash of white that ...
... from the water for us. She introduced herself again and started our tour by giving us a talk about the relationship rituals of her village. She told us that if a couple like each other then they aren’t supposed to say anything directly at first. The family and friends make the introductions and if the match are approved the girl can make a plaited bracelet that she gives to the boy in question (or vice versa) and that symbolises the fact that she ...