Thendele hutted camp

Royal Natal National Park, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa | Hotel

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Last day in Ladysmith

A travel blog entry by chrisgleed


... with.

Yesterday, after a bit of a hangover, I went to a garden party with James and Regi. The party was great fun and the food, courtesy of Mike and Neil, was spot on. Everyone I met couldn't have been nicer and am hopefully meeting up with Neil later this week to go and see some sights.

England beat SA in the cricket ...

A relaxed day

A travel blog entry by chrisgleed


... Sharks came from almost 20 points behind to win 42-40, which was very well received here it must be said.

We then proceeded to drink ourselves into oblivion so all in all a non-productive but nonetheless very enjoyable day! We're going out to one of Regi and James's friend's house for dinner later so may have some more photo's and stuff later on.



A weekend off

A travel blog entry by chrisgleed


... we went back to the dairy farm to do the eye removal from the previous day. I have to say that I was happy with the job we did and that my stitches look quite neat (see pictures for that too if you like). The funniest thing about this was a little girl who lived on the farm said to me "when you've taken the eye out, can I keep it for my eye collection?". I burst into laughter, with my mind's eye conjuring her bedroom wall to wall with jars ...

Hippos in the Morning

A travel blog entry by jcastellan


... to Brett.

For the next four nights we were going to be staying with a friend from work, Francois. His family's farm is in the Verde, which is in the Free State. It was only a few hours drive away from here.

Our sightings for the morning were eland, hippo, impala, black-backed jackal, kudu, lion, common reedbuck, warthog, blue wildebeest and ...

Another Great Day in the Bush

A travel blog entry by jcastellan


... ones are a sandy colour. The herd was just resting, half of them sitting and half of them standing. This morning was a longer drive than normal as we saw so many interesting sightings. We them came across what I thought was an interesting sighting – many hippos out of the water in the middle of the day. There were about a dozen of them.

At around 12pm we arrived back at the lodge and enjoyed a huge delicious brunch. ...

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