Zwahili Private Game Lodge & Spa
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- Minbar in room
- Conference facilities
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... that, in Africa, one can travel to another country and not be overseas. It was in one of these conversations, with a Kamoka worker that I was asked 'What issues do you face there [Australia]?' I struggled with this one. How to explain to someone who grew up in a township, that Australia doesn't really have any major issues, that our greatest worry is about Refugees, people less fortunate than him, and how too many of them are coming to our shores.
We have had plenty of ...
... been spoilt by our experience in Hwange. Our camp had its fair share of pesky hyenas visiting at night and they were not even put off by Terry's' accurate "cattie" attacks,continuing to growl and whoop at very close quarters.The last night lions made their presence known coming closer and closer until they gave us an alarming wake up call with a huge roar which reverberated off the walls of the ablution block adjacent to our camp. Not ...
... 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. ...
... and swimming. On way back home we first bought some icy drink that were being sold at the traffic lights. It's instant drive through! You can buy a variety of items like this. People sell things at the traffic lights, including the traditional window cleaning. I have seen umbrellas, food covers, toys, sunglasses, newspapers, belts, phone chargers, advertisement flyers for traditional doctors & property sales, mangos, grapes, christmas ...
... to our camp.
At camp we rested for a few hours. We had lunch and just after midday left camp on foot for a walk. We walked along the walking trail towards the Jacana Hide. I was happy to go for a walk; I just hoped that we didn't come across any snakes!
Along the way we stopped to take notice of the small things in nature. We then arrived at the Jacana Hide, we were now about a third of the way through our walk. ...