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... basically climbing into an open jeep and travelling round the reserve for 3 hours learning different animals, behaviours, looking at their poo etc. Unfortunately we didn't manage to see any of the big 5 yet but everybody here has seen 4/5 whilst they've been here. No one has seen the leopards on the reserve for 2 years because it's so big. But they've Seen paw tracks again in the past few months. Saying that, we did see ...
... the volunteer programme has been awesome =) I LOVE giraffes, they're my fave! But I've also seen monkeys, cheetah, white & black rhino (it's very rare to see the black rhino so we were lucky!), an aardvark (also a rare sighting), baboons, buffalo and lots more! My highlights of the month arrre: - Camping for 2 nights, sleeping under the stars & learning about the stars ...
... I wanted to come to Africa, and generally travel was to work with big cats, especially cubs. So to be told they only had 2 cubs, both at the age of 6 months (barely cubs!) the downward spiral continued. He then informed us that there would be around 24 volunteers at the park whilst we were there, paying £1000 for this "experience". As soon as he got out at the airport to get the others, Laura and I started talking, or working out how the hell we were going to get ...
Yesterday I had the great pleasure of delivering dresses that a few wonderful ladies from New Ulm, Minnesota had, out of pure love, made.
It is a unique story, just one demonstration of how God works in mysterious ways. It goes something like this:
My Great Grandma in New Ulm, unaware that I would be home for Christmas at the time, had met a few women from her parish who were making dresses and shorts for children out of pillowcases. Their main obstacle: ...
LAST DAY. OH SWEET LORD.
Bri and Lily gave me a massive cuddle goodbye. I am so lucky to have met them. Although I was only with them for a short time they really affected me and made up part of my experience here in South Africa. I slept in a bit, showered, and went to Lungile Backpackers to ask them to get me a taxi - I didn't want to jump in a random car because I'm ...
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