Dunkeld Country Estate
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- Tennis Court
- Microwave in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Heated pool
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Travel Blogs from Dullstroom
... out it was because of the elevation and we had not acclimatized. We all have our own rooms here and one of the staff put on a nice fire in our bedrooms as it does get quite cold at night here. The only place we have had to share a room was Kapama Safari Lodge which was 3nights. All the other nights we have had our own bathroom and bedroom. We are all tired tonight so went to our rooms early to enjoy the ...
... hill so Zebra Plains would offer a better view of them. [some comments removed] the next job was to actually talk to them face to face. So off we went, down Zebra Plains and onto the Main Road then off the road entirely! Bushbashing the proper way. We literally made our own path (and hit a few rocks doing so...) before we hit the fenceline. We parked the quads then had to see things from the poachers point of view by climbing THROUGH the fence, then through the barbed wire fence ...
... and a language barrier than anything else and they're hard things to work with. A and I had a light dinner though and had the "I got this scar" discussion which always needs to be had but guys in outdoorsy jobs. I added that I currently had no knuckles because of the swelling in my hand. (We also found some random stuff while we waited for the kettle to boil (it takes a while...) like a camera which became a small source of amusement. Today I woke up to my hand ...
... like the other way, I expected a few huffs and puffs but I just felt like the weak person all over again. I hate showing signs of weakness and this was definitely one of them. A was pretty positive about it though and offered help but my stubborn self only took it when I literally couldn't get over a rock, haha. It wasn't like there was any other option but to keep going because of where we were too. It had to be done. I had to get there. And then I got stung by ...
... feel a bit threatened and tried to puff up in the chameleon way (which isn’t much) but then went back to just doing his thing. So there were a few more random errands after that and then the end of the day.
We were supposed to have a meeting with K that evening but as F had one last errand to run, she arrived while he was still out. Then about 15min later he radios saying he’s run out of fuel and even has no reserve and needs me to bring him some. So I leave K ...