The Retreat Selous
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Travel Blogs from Selous Game Reserve
... because I know exactly the kind of things he'd say during a movie like that. The kind of things that probably shouldn't be said outloud, but he would say anyways haha.
I'm about 95% sure that I will be returning home this weekend as planned. I was trying to organize some kind of Kilimanjaro trip and when that didn't work out, I was going to try and stay here for another week and keep working at the hospital. It's always ...
... and my wee bambino Ailidh. Saying goodbye to Ailidh was really hard, she really was a light in the house. I would love to visit her in Scotland one day soon. I do enjoy having this little group, the four of us are becoming quite close.
It's so weird to think that this is my last week here.
ps. I'm really trying to make a Kilimanjaro trip happen in my near future before I leave here. I will update with any new developments. Over and out.
... Anthem. Donations of cash, pens, paper etc are gratefully received. We’re free to walk around and say hello. Walk into one classroom and all the pupils stand as I enter. Like I used to when I was at school. Do they still do that these days?
It’s apparent that the white giant standing before them is slightly intimidating and so jokingly stride into the centre of the classroom at full height rumbling ...
Trundle down the rails overnight to Kisiki station. Travel
on open safari jeeps through the village. Plenty of children waving at us as
they go to school and we go to Selous Game Reserve along rough dirt track
roads. Shake, rattle and roll is the theme for today. Once inside the park the
jeep roof is raised to afford better views and at least we can now stretch our
legs enroute. Spend the next 4-5hrs driving along bumpy dirt tracks looking for ...
The bush pilot flew the only passenger of the day to one of the airstrips surrounding Selous NP. Me! ;) Alone in a 12-seating aircraft! Got picked up by safari guide Kiki and drove to the Rufiji river to take a boat over to the Selous Wilderness Camp. Natasha, the manager welcomed me to this oasis of luxury deep in the African savannah. For the afternoon a boat safari is planned. But we're still waiting for a Swedish family ...
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