A morning at Victors place. Even getting to his house is a game drive with Zebra and Impala! But breakfast first, where some of the girls volunteered to pitch in and help. Scrambled eggs, toast, sausages, cheese, cereal, yoghurts, copious fruit juice and tea and coffee to wake everyone up and get them ready for […]
This weeks factsheet – Puff Adder!
Victors place is certainly more like the South Africa that all the students expected. Many were disappointed that there were not wild Elephants, Lions, Zebra or Giraffe roaming around the streets of Durban. After a picnic lunch in Durban’s botanical garden the minibuses left for ‘Victor’s place’ . On arrival everyone was bundled into the […]
An eye-opening experience for our students today as they discover that despite all the endangered listings of species, and the supposed protection that they receive; many are still slaughtered and sold in the open at Muthi markets. Muthi markets are markets that sell particular ‘medicines’, it is a part of Zulu culture. There are many […]
The last thing to do at uShaka, visit the dangerous creatures chamber of horrors. With lizards, scorpions and spiders filling the small nooks and crannies of the room everywhere you turned was something new. Not to mention little tricks and pranks just like Craig found out… man, you squeal like a girl!! From the bearded […]
Well done Charlie for giving all the UK students a bad name…. Only joking, Naomi has nicked his shoes!! Anyway, day three finds our students at uShaka the marine life centre on Durban beachfront. Here everyone got to see… There was the chance to get up close and personal and find […]
So after a nice little morning cruise, and breakfast at Spur, it was time for a quick shopping trip to South Africa’s equivalent of Bluewater. Loads of shops, loads of restaurants and even a Mc Donalds to make everyone feel at home! Then it was time to learn more about the sharks, and how better […]
Goodnight everybody, wheels roll at 6am! Groans all round as everyone realised that that meant an early morning. But that was last night, and here they all are at 6am ready and waiting… well most of them. Durban is unique in the world for its shark nets and we are out on the boats to learn […]
At 14:40 today we were joined our latest college group from the UK. After speeding through the airport our tired but happy students were more than glad to collapse into our minibuses and proceed to their first bed for the trip. Phoning home to mum and having a shower seemed to be the top 2 […]
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