Zimbali Beach Estate
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Today we left the hotel and had a quick tour of Durban and then visited the Indian market which cost a few rand! Great market for traditional Zulu wares and Indian spices. Now I need more cash.
On the bus and a drive out of Durban north to meet our boat for the river cruise. This was a long drive but necessary to get us into the area ...
... drive is very scenic, we pass local villages in rolling hillsides, steadily climb along a mountain verge, past a long line of trucks struggling to get up the steep hill, and through farmlands where cows graze on the lush green grass. The weather is better here, patches of blue sky and no rain. On every radio station are tributes to Mandela, occasionally interrupted by 'we wish you a merry christmas', oh yes, that reminder again that it's December and almost Christmas, we ...
The day started early with much excitement, a nice change to the rather stressful last while. We got the final things packed and headed to the airport where we enjoyed a R20 breakfast with my mom and Pet. Waving goodbye brought tears to my eyes - the sadness of saying goodbye (even if only for a few months), the excitement of the journey ahead and the relief of having successfully pried our hands off our ...
... to be holed up that a beautiful house in an African country estate with golf course.
They offered us a room in their palace until we sort out our own. We leave the Tree House with a growing sense of excitement. The weather is warm and hot. It’s a Bank holiday, with things falling into place its time to take a trip into the hills and savannah. There wouldn’t be much time for that soon.
We have met other friendly UK doctors ...
... Although, it was already a very different to the West Africa we left behind us.
Back then a night of persistent harrying by mosquitoes in the sweltering lofty airport departure hall of Duala airport and the confiscation of our motor bike taxi man's vehicle by the military had added to our confusion. This time the only confusion we felt was our own making.
I could see the bush through the windows of our pristine hire car. It was very clean and very ...
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