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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Swimming pool
- Outdoor pool
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Despite waking up before 4am, we had actually both slept reasonably well and the early night meant we felt well rested. We headed out to Duduku Gate of the Western Shores of the estuary for the first safari drive of the holiday. Caz got the first spot of the day with a solitary reedbuck running across the road, shortly followed by Helen spotting …
Our first experience of Africa was Johannesburg Airport Immigration, and what an experience it was! With no apparent system at all, only three desks open for the 300+ people waiting (despite more staff sitting watching waiting for their shift to start) and no respect whatsoever for the sanctity of the queue ... we waited for at least an hour to get …
... taken into the David Rattray hall that had been built in rammed earth by the community and presented with their bikes and new helmets before coming out to line up for the photo opportunity. While this was taking place the high school boys lined up and began to sing and dance a farewell to us. It started slowly and quietly but as they lost their shyness the volume and pace of the song and dance grew. The dancing was hesitant at first but as the rhythm ...
A friend Gunther arrived to spend the night with us and give Bernard a lift home tomorrow as he has to be back home before us. We went for a walk along the boardwalk at the estuary mouth to look for hippo and croc. Hippos and pelicans could be seen far away across the river and a large croc on the nearby bank.
Later that evening, the men cooked a braai and discussed matters of high importance over several beers whilst Gill read her book and prepared a small ...
... life was the track that wound around the hills.
We then arrived at the end of the track and were on the top of one of the highest hills. From here we enjoyed a fantastic view of the bush. We could see Phongolo River and still there was no visible sign of civilisation. Once we had taken our photos and finished admiring the view, we drove downhill and towards to river.
Near the river we scared a couple of kudus; I don't think the animals in this ...