Travel Blogs from Hazyview
... spirit after Dingaan killed him and
took over his reign.”
“If you go up that road you can see the place where Piet Retief
and his men were killed after Dingaan realized they were trying to
exploit the resources of his people. Later explorers found their
bones and buried them in a mass grave. See? You can just see the top
of the memorial they put up to mark the spot.”
We soaked it up. It didn't take long for ...
... with the sun making its presence felt.
Helmets… check, Harness…check, gloves…check! We were ready. We were a small group, 4 adventurers and 2 guides in our group. We headed on a brisk walk through the dense rain forest down towards our first zip line. This was it, it was finally here, this was more of a practice Zip Line to get us use to the feeling and learning how to stop. After the trainee zip line we headed ...
... Because of the communication issues and the complexity of having different hearing abilities in each ear it took about ½ an hour to finally get him fitted. But when we did, we finally got a smile and a sparkle in his eye! He could hear again! And he smiled! This young child with his stone personality when he came in, who wouldn’t even differentiate his facial expression actually gave us beautiful full smile and you could visibly see the sparkle in his eye. We ...
... refer back to the post about King's Camp for a more detailed safari description and I will elaborate a little further on some of the differences below.
The lodge is that it has wonderful overlooks from all the facilities and the rooms. While eating lunch we would look out and see elephant, giraffe and other animals in the background. Each room also has ...
... did come across a herd of impala and zebra though, followed by two giraffes quietly munching on tree foliage. At some point during these sightings, Serge, one of the Belgian guys, asked the driver if we could please stop so that his partner (whose name we have unfortunately forgotten) could have a bathroom break. Alfred sort of put him off, promising we'd stop soon. Well, we didn't stop soon but instead continued to drive along paved roads and then unpaved ...