Kariega Game Reserve
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With Plettenberg Bay four hours behind us, Tracey was showing no signs of tiring of driving us as we entered the gates of the Kariega Game Reserve. Ten thousand hectares of lush bush covering hills and valleys looked, the boys said, like Jurassic Park! Hopefully we were not about to meet an irate T-Rex, but we were hopeful of seeing some Big Game. The park is split in two - the East, with the Kariega River running through it, is lush with plentiful game of all shapes and sizes ...
So finally at the game reserve after a few hours drive. There are ten volunteers with one member of staff! Let's see what will happen in the next four weeks. Feeling slightly apprehensive to the amount I am going to see as appear to have already seen more than this reserve happens to have. At least there are beds, toilets that flush and hot showers, see this is what bush life is about ...
... become so centred in catching the murderers when they have to see such things. Anyway today was more to do with forensics and how it have come more important in the apprehension of criminals. It was interesting but not hugely enlightening, I think everything he talked about was common knowledge. He did however touch on the controversial subject if rape. There are 3 categories of rape, the first involves couples who may have split up ...
... hunter, and shoot them as trophies. It's illegal but it seems corruption overcomes that. The rest of our drive to the fence area is quiet. The irony of Shamwari striving for conservation and protection yet neighbouring such sadness and futility seeps through us like the early morning mist.
... was a nice fitting to a fairly tiring morning from a restless sleep the night before! we headed back through the main reserve stopping to take in some of the animals on the way, some 'too close for comfort' Buffalo and some Giraffes with babies cruising on by...I just don't get bored seeing these animals day in day out...perhaps you have to be here to know what I am saying? I am now in PE again for the weekend so until next time... :)
much love JT x