Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... of food, removing old cattle farm poles from the reserve, painting and laying gravel at the anti poaching unit so the team have somewhere to live! Helping the staff and local vet to dart and catch Nyala to move to another reserve. We have been poisoning certain plants again ones which should not be in Africa. We have seen an amazing array of animals, the pride of lions, the families of elephant, the famous white rhino Tande who poachers left for dead in 2012, baby ...
So today has been spent doing " research " so basically driving around the game reserve looking for animals for the wishes of the people leaving. Saw the lions, a caracal, a puff adder snake and the rhinos. Plus we went to the the tourist shop, I now ...
So yesterday was the first day doing proper volunteer work. In the morning chopped down pine trees which are not native to South Africa, so used saws and machete to either chopped down small to middle sized trees or used the machete to create a ring around the tree so that we could poison it, therefore eventually killing the tree. The afternoon was spent doing a game drive, saw the white rhino, the one that was in the news a fews years ago after the poachers had removed her horn. ...
... toward them one back wheel dropped in a deep hole up to the axle. Sitting right above the wheel, I knew we were stuck. The wheel spun but we were going nowhere. Fortunately, the lions were none the wiser, seeing us and the jeep as just another huge animal. Another jeep pushed us out and we all breathed a little easier. The only thing that was going to attack us this day were the ...
... until once inside the trailer, Johann gives him the antidote and he starts to come around, breathing smelly relief into all of us. We drive to the boma and out he trots sniffing his way into the holding area. He made it, and we've experienced a once in a lifetime opportunity to be involved in literally such a hands on way.
So quickly, too quickly, our last morning at Shamwari arrives, a beautiful cloud-less sky determined to give us one ...