Monthly Archives: September 2016

Day18 – Kwa Zulu Natal to Swaziland – 25th September

We got up early as we wanted to do some more animal watching before we left on the 4 hour drive to Mbabane in Swaziland.We packed up our stuff and started loading it into the car but left the boot … Continue reading

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Day 16 – St Lucia to Hluhluwe – iMfolozi Park

We were up early to get an early start to get to the park (though I’d got a stomach bug so had been up half the night anyway). We set off about 8.00 and got to the park at about … Continue reading

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Day 15 – Umhlanga Rocks to St Lucia – 23rd September

Elsa had booked a hotel at Richards Bay but upon a bit more research, we decided to cancel it and go a bit further on to St Lucia. It was a good call by Elsa as we stopped off at … Continue reading

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Day 14 – Durban to Umhlanga Rocks – 22nd September

The next place on our trip was actually only about 15km from central Durban and is a VERY affluent place a little bit northwards up the coast so we weren’t in any hurry to leave the hotel to travel up … Continue reading

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Day 13 – Maloti Drakensberg to Durban – 21st September

When we had finished our hike the previous day, we saw that was a hike which took you to the bushmens caves which they had lived in for over 5000 years until the British army turned up in the 1800’s. … Continue reading

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Day 12 – Drakensberg Mountains to Giants Castle, Maloti Drakenburg Park – 20th September

We were up early so Elsa went for a run (how impressive is that on holiday!) and I doubt many people in the world can run with views anywhere close to being that good. We decided to go and take … Continue reading

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Day 11 – Port St Johns to Drakensberg Mountains – 19th September

Elsa was up at 6.00 and sat out on the deck and watched the sun rise over the sea so managed to get some nice pictures of that which was handy as I was fast asleep! It was good to … Continue reading

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