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TravelPod Member ReviewsFelixton Lodge and Conference Empangeni
Great spot, not on the beach but short walk. Staff was great and rooms were clean.
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... and Sue went for a walk down the beach while the rest of us splashed around in the water. This was undoubtedly one of the kids' favorite activities, and we returned to the beach several times that week. The children made up games to play in the waves, and jumped up and down with water splashing in their faces for hours. Of course, David and I were there keeping a vigilant eye, making sure that none of them got carried out to sea by the rip current.
... as a van pulled over. Turns out this would be my free shuttle to and from school every day. (I think Isabel even waved goodbye as we pulled off!)
And so it began. What a location! Do I know how to plan or what?! Four weeks of classes from 8am until 12pm broken up into 2 sessions. The first week I was with one other student and the next few weeks I was with 3-4 other students. One instructor would teach us grammar in ...
... pools ranging from hot tub temperatures to just plain cold (which was a hit for all the kids). I made a little friend in the pool who was about 3 years old...sweetest little girl who kept saying Hola over and over again. Cold Imperial biera in hand, we were trucked back up to the lodge in John Deere tractors and then returned home via shuttle. There was a bad accident along the highway by the Liberian airport which we were haulted at, but we still ...
... lost in this thick, dark forest with so many creatures around us. Because of the heavy rain, the wild life became non-existent. Hugo said that we would have seen plenty of monkeys if it wasn't raining. A bit disappointing, but hey, if we can avoid seeing a snake slithering on the ground or hanging from a tree, that's ok with me.
At exactly 3pm, we arrived back at the park & now I can see why the ...
... It was really bizarre to see him there, small world and all that. Marcelo eventually arrived and Becky, the biologist working at the sanctuary, was with him! I was definitely happy to see them both and it was nice actually spending time with Becky as I had to leave the sanctuary pretty much as she got there. We ended up going to Manzanillo for what was meant to be 40 minutes and ended up being a few hours. Eventually Becky (in Marcelo's car, he was being a big baby about ...