The Nest - Drakensberg Mountain Resort Hotel
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... dramatic landscapes. I would agree with all of the above, except popular, we hardly saw a sole much to Jackie's consternation. If she can't see another white face, not counting albinos, she thinks we are going to get mugged. Particularly when we drive through villages with kids all walking along the side of the road, waving! With the drizzle and cloud and stunning scenery, it felt like we were in the Scottish Highlands. After paying our 30 rand entrance fee, the gate ...
... as I looked around at what we had achieved in a few hours, what the willing spirit and hard work of those around us, by coming together, united with the same goal, just exactly what we could achieve. It was simple. It was this, this playground, this upgrade, something seemingly so simple for us and yet means so much for someone else, my only wish now is that I would see the looks on the crèche kids faces when they arrive back after school holidays. Now that would be a moment to ...
Today Jandre went into ladysmith all morning so we were with Michael. We got to do rhino monitoring which is nice and relaxed, just watching the rhino.
On the walk there we stumbled across a very upset ostrich who ran away, and two huge ostrich eggs. Apparently this is the first time the ostriches have been seen breeding, and Jandre was very excited when we told him the news later and wants to put up a camera trap.
... way there, we caught Lumpy in the act again! We only drove past quickly and saw them briefly with the search light, so whether it was the same female it is hard to say. Was pretty funny though to highlight them in the middle of the night, by the side of the road with a searchlight. They definitely had that sheepish, surprised caught in the act look about them! We may have just witnessed the miracle that is conception... twice.
... ostriches as well, but unfortunately no Rhino. We also made a plaster of Paris of some really nice jackal prints.
We then went to town after lunch, in the hopes that some shops would be open despite the holiday. Unfortunately the guys at the alcohol shop weren't answering our desperate pleas, so we'll have to try again tomorrow, but we did go to the corner shop type shop, owned by some Indians. It's odd in some ways that ...