Thendele hutted camp
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Just down the road from Fugitives about 10-12ks is the little settlement of Elandskaal that comprises a crossroad, a small store and a wonderfully decorative small stone church built more than a hundred years ago by the mostly German white settlers to the area. It is a sleepy little place where the minister visits once a month to hold services and the rest of the time the church and associated buildings serve as a small camp for school groups. Most of the time that is except ...
... on our way to the border gate between Swaziland and South Africa. Only 5 minutes of the highway, and well worth the stop. Amongst various craft shops selling locally made wares, is the glass factory where we were able to look at the beautiful products created from recycled glass. We were able to watch about 20 people involved in the glass blowing process. One of the information signs indicated that 1500 ...
Well time has come to continue our journey and leave the game reserve behind!!
What a fantastic time having met a group great people and seen some amazing sites!!!
Big thanks to the Darren, Farrah and the Kids and the extended Cryer and Dickson families.
Check out our picks of our last moments on the reserve.
... a ute at 120 km an hour on the highway, the roads were pretty crazy!
After a quick stop in Ladysmith we continued on to the Nambiti Big 5 game reserve, our home for the next week and setting for the Idwala Lodge. What an amazing place, within the first 30 minutes of arriving we drove from the carpark to the Lodge and were surrounded by the animals we can only see in the zoo back home!
Idwala Lodge, wow such ...
... that stood some 30 yards away from the Kraal and Storehouse.
Paul went into great depth about individual soldiers in the hospital including those with miraculous escapes and those who faired less well. He then described the scrambled retreat to the storehouse as the hospital and kraal were over run and the many attempts and strategies the Zulu fighters employed to take the storehouse.
It was a full two hours before he came ...