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... several wildebeest, zebra and bushbuck making the most of the water but no hippo or croc.
The bush surrounding the Mfazana hide was very thick but we could just see male kudu. At the hide there was no water and very few birds, just a couple of zebra grazing.
The waterline at Catalina Bay, which is on the St Lucia estuary, was very far out with sandbanks showing where previously the land would have been under water. The hippo pods were a long way ...
... not too long ago. Many beautiful clear windows, no stained glass, maybe
that comes later.
We return back to our hotel for breakfast and plan for the day before our boat cruise at 4:00 p.m.
The cruise is about two hours and we will be cruising the largest salt-water estuarine system in the world.
Our time is limited so we need to make sure we spend our time wisely. ...
Awake early and checked out at 7 am to go with a guide to the nearby parks for bird watching. The birds were singing and there were so many different ones, in the tree and on the ground. Great to see them clearly with the binoculars but not easy to photograph without a good lens. Left St Lucia ...
... Philip smirking. Leak in gas somewhere, so have to turn gas off in between needing it for cooking. It means fridge and freezer are also off (run on gas), electric fridge also playing up! This is roughing it!! Leftovers for dinner, boerwors, chakalaka and baked beans. Got onto Internet with volunteer laptop (Axel only brought out laptop for doing admin, we should have had access to it all week). Got onto email. Posted quick explanation on blog re no internet ...
... we headed to the Estuary Mouth and beach. It clouded over a little but was very hot unlike the east coast of England. Ann and Gill had a walk and sit down. I initially wandered along to the roosting of @150 terns and 10 gulls. The terns were mainly the large yellow billed Swift Terns and smaller black billed Sandwich Terns, and the Gulls were Grey-headed Gulls. Getting closer to take photos I soon spotted 3 Caspian Tern (the largest tern and ...