Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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So tonight is our last night at the game reserve, four weeks we have been here volunteering. We have had some really hot sunny days and some days where the rain just never stopped. I've been burnt to the colour of a lobster and wet through to my underwear just life in Africa. We have been busy working doing all sorts of random activities, including, chopping down pine trees as these are not native species, picking and planting porn bush plants so that the elephants ...
Sothe weekend is here so two days off! Not that we are really working too hard. Sat drinking coffee and eating cake in the sun, x We ended up having a lovely roast dinner cooked by two of the volunteers and another piece of cake made by a third volunteer, this is what Sundays are ...
So this morning we planted the left over saplings from yesterday and then mixed some poison and sprayed half a field to kill off the unwanted plants. That was it for work today. We then walked this afternoon for about 10 minutes down a river bed to see a waterfall, followed by a sighting of the pride of lions and I spotted two white rhinos, god life is tough ...
... Iain, one of the family, was a wealth of information having a genuine passion for the wildlife on his reserve and an extensive knowledge of the variety and habits of the animals. He also provided a fun few hours of fishing on the Great Fish River where we all landed reasonably large catfish which we photographed then released. Kevin, our guide, was amazing with his ability to track animals from their droppings and identify a movement in the scrub as firstly ...
... by volunteers and receives no government funding but provides safe childcare for the mothers who have managed to find work and a haven away from the dangers of abuse driven by alcohol even for those who haven't - some families prefer to come here rather than take the risk of simply staying in their homes alone. The cost for a child to attend works out to be 1 rand per day, around 6p, although this tiny cost, almost meaningless to us, is still beyond the means of some ...