Kwandwe Melton Manor
Travel Blogs from Kwandwe Private Game Reserve
... br> Saying goodbye to Chip was sad. Suddenly we realised that it was all coming to an end.
We exchanged hugs and watched him make his way down a long passage before giving us a last wave as he turned a corner and disappeared from view. But it wasn't long before he smsed Kary to say that he was on a bus, Oxford-bound! Life is full of endings and beginnings.
The homebound trip was murderous, especially the ...
... Dubai Creek on a traditional Dhow.
Interesting to see the contrast of old and new - luxury yachts and old dhows
still used to transport all kinds of cargo – the cars, tyres, fridges etc are
piled up on the quayside, waiting to be hand loaded (no cranes) on these old boats.
Being a desert, Dubai has no water source. They de-salinate
250 million gallons of sea water every day. The grass and flowers are lush with
lots of date palms ...
... and took them up to a game capture site to be set up later. Then we fixed some of the fencing already there that had been trampled by the animals. Went out with moses and Melissa and we were a top team - and not a breakdown to be had .... RESULT!!
After breakfast we went out Lion Tracking. No sign of Zulu but we finally got sight of Chiedzaah. Well to be fair Moses spotted her in the disntace on a hill with his bionic ...
... with all the jolting the rain on the roof kept on coming off onto the 3 of us in the front ... we were soaked!
We eventually got back for breakfast gone 10 and not a sighting of Zulu between us all. Was a giggle tho (all part of the adventure!!)
The rain looked like it was set in for the day so we were resigned to movies and chilling. At one point when it had cleared Scottish ...
... and her sunglasses. Luckily she had her camera on her persons, but she had to cancel her credit card, and request a new license. This was the first instance of robbery that we had experienced in South Africa. We looked at the window they climbed through: it was about 8 ft off the ground and about 1ft by 2 ft, so it must have been a small child that stole the bag.
We departed the co-op, we arrived at a village near the coast of the Indian Ocean, ...