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Sandra relaxing at Schiphol airport

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Sunset on the drive to the airport

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View of the Cavern surroundings

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Looking down to the Cavern Drakensberg Resort and Spa

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Looking down to the Cavern Drakensberg Resort and Spa

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Part of the path above the Cavern Drakensberg Resort and Spa

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Looking down to the Cavern Drakensberg Resort and Spa

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A waterfall above the Cavern Drakensberg Resort and Spa

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A small lake above the Cavern Drakensberg Resort and Spa

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The Cascades, Royal Natal National Park

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The Cascades, Royal Natal National Park

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View on the walk to the Cascades, Royal Natal National Park

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Bridge on the way to the Cascades, Royal Natal National Park

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Start of the walk to the Cascades, Royal Natal National Park

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View of the Amphitheater, Royal Natal National Park

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The Cascades, Royal Natal National Park

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The Cascades, Royal Natal National Park

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An amazing group of friends that we became a part of

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A cheeky little number 😉

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A sample of the food at the Cavern Drakensberg Resort and Spa

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The wine cellar at the Cavern Drakensberg Resort and Spa

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The Cavern Drakensberg Resort and Spa gardens

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The cave bar at the Cavern Drakensberg Resort and Spa

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Cakes with afternoon tea

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Inside our room at the Cavern Drakensberg Resort and Spa

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Our room at the Cavern Drakensberg Resort and Spa

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Small lake a short distance from our room

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The Cavern Drakensberg Resort and Spa gardens

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Swimming pool with a view

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Southern Boubou, Laniarius ferrugineus

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Snake in the bathroom

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Frog near the shower

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Mzimkhulwana river in the Oribi Gorge

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Picnic area by the Mzimkhulwana river in the Oribi Gorge

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Elegant Grasshopper, Zonocerus elegans

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The braai

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One of the many game roads in the reserve

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The zipline group

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One of the information areas

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Not only 680m long but 300m high

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Sandra setting off

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Kitted out for the start

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The suspension bridge over a gorge

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View of the Oribi Gorge

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Sandra on the platform over the gorge

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Sandra on the suspension bridge

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Me on the suspension bridge

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View of the Oribi Gorge

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The start of the walk across the suspension bridge

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Sandra posing

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Lake Eland from the Oribi Gorge

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Lake Eland accommodation of 8 cabins on this lake

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Lake Eland accommodation No.23 at the end of the row

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Outside seating with view across valley

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Seating area

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Lake Eland accommodation

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Lake Eland accommodation kitchen

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Sleeping area

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Outside seating with view of the lake

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The braai area

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The bathroom

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The outside shower

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Newly hatched crocodiles

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Crocodile feeding time

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View across Riverbend Crocodile Farm

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Blue Lagoon Restaurant during the day

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Breakfast at the Waffle House, A heart attack on a plate

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Looking back at the Waffle House

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Eating outside at the Waffle House

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Coffee beans

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Coffee bushes

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Selection of different coffees

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The Ski Boat Club and Hibiscus Cafe

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Lunch at Hibiscus Cafe

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Coastal path Ramsgate

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The beach at Ramsgate

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Part of Mimi's Retreat garden

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Part of Mimi's Retreat garden

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Sandra in front of the aquarium

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Sandra in the snorkelling lagoon

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White-tipped Reef Sharks in the Aquarium

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The beach in front of uShaka Marine World

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Shark in the aquarium

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Dolphin show

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Dolphin show

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Blue-lined Surgeonfish, Acanthurus lineatus in the snorkelling lagoon

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Umhlanga Beach

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Whalebone Pier, Umhlanga

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The one that got away

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Tidal pool waterfall

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Tidal pool waterfall

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Releasing the shark

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Tagging the shark

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Black-tipped Reef Shark

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Sandra with Black-tipped Reef Shark

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Transfering shark to tidal pool

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The struggle

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Wonder what he's caught?

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Shaka's Rock Tidal Pool

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Shaka's Rock Tidal Pool

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Shaka's Rock Tidal Pool

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Shaka's Rock Tidal Pool

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Shaka's Rock Tidal Pool

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Shaka's Rock Tidal Pool

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Shaka's Rock Tidal Pool

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Shaka's Rock Tidal Pool

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Shaka's Rock Tidal Pool

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Shaka's Rock Tidal Pool

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Shaka's Rock Tidal Pool

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Shaka's Rock Tidal Pool

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Mckenzie Street, the main street in St. Lucia

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Pool and Ocean View

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Cape Vidal

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Cape Vidal

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Cape Vidal

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Puffer

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Tidal pool

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There were other people there 😉

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Guide and guests for the river trip

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Sandra with Hippos

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Completely missed the crocodile in the background 😮

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The wild coast at St. Lucia

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The wild coast at St. Lucia

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Following the Hippo tracks

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The boardwalk to the beach

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Fig Tree Cafe and Deli

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Lunch at the Fig Tree Cafe and Deli

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Hmmmm are we worried.... No

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Cape Buffalo

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Southern White Rhinoceros

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Braai time

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Sandra outside our tent

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Entrance gate to Imfolozi Game Reserve

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Our tent accommodation

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Lake St. Lucia

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Pineapple Fields seen during the drive

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Tidal pool

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Tidal pool

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Sodwana Bay

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Sodwana Bay

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Sodwana Bay tidal pools

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Sodwana Bay

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Sodwana Bay Lodge swimming pool

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Sodwana Bay Lodge

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Our accommodation, Sodwana Bay Lodge

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Our accommodation, Sodwana Bay Lodge

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The entrance gate to Hluhluwe Game Reserve

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One minute earlier or later and you'd miss it

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One of the roads within Hluhluwe Game Reserve

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The View from the Veranda at Hilltop

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Trail around Hilltop Lodge

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Crowned Eagle, Stephanoaetus coronatus

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Hilltop Lodge Reception

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You never know what's around the next corner

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Our accommodation

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Rear of our Accommodation overlooking the bush

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Aeroguest Lodge Gardens

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Aeroguest Lodge Room

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Route from Johannesburg to Hluhluwe