Mabula Game Lodge
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This week was spent, due to the grade ten exams, on year 9 camp. Grade 9 camp, for Saints, is a three week stay at Kamoka Bush School, which is run by Saints, doing activities and challenges with the overall goal of completing a qualification. We travelled to this camp with the grade 9's. Hopping on a bus, having donned the Saints tracksuit, with 70 other boys, all with unknown faces, was daunting. Despite what I'm sure was beautful scenery out ...
Took our leave of Khama Rhino Reserve and made our way back to SA via Parrs Holt border post where we had a very easy transit, with exceptionally friendly and humorous customs officials on both sides. The road between Lephalale ( Elisrus) and Vaalwater was the most potholed one we have ever been on and looked like ...
... overall amount of animals was a little disappointing although we came across one swampy area where there were large herds of red letchwe, accompanied by many yellow billed storks, spoonbills, sacred and glossy ibises as well as a few hippos and very large crocs and of course a small group of incredibly contented ellies. The whole scene was how one imagines the garden Eden,ideallic and beautiful. Very acceptable game viewing except ...
... the sand ridge road"! The next tortuous 230 km were on soft,deep sand roads ,a journey which from door to camp site took nearly 11 hours. First Pete and I managed to get stuck but on choosing the reversing option (* suggested by me as I had noticed a slightly harder surface behind us) we were out and on the go again. The only problem being the replacement bolt on the broken tow bar had snapped and we had reverted back to the McKiver one and needed to check it was still ok. ...
... which we visited the Forever Resort in Bela Bela which was more fun than I had had had in a long time. With Janet it was loads more fun and we acted as teenagers for the whole afternoon, we could have asked for a discount as a newly married couple, lol.
What an awesome day!!!!