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Spar Berry Sugar Rush

It was the last night in Mozambique where I had my first Sparberry. This bright red soft drink consisting of only sugar, e-numbers and more sugar had become the favorite amongst the group and having been told how delicious and amazing it was, I decided it was time to try it. It was amazing! Unfortunately, […]

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Dolphins, Whales and a Sea Turtle!

So excited!  We were on Louis’ boat. It went over bumps like they were just flat water. The first encounter was a spinny spinet dolphin, they all went around in groups together it was the backs that we saw the most, they were shimmering in the water. As we carried on we got to see […]

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Expedition Day 2 – Orphanage Visit

We are stage spiders, and we are awesome. So awesome that we got the privilege to organize the session plan for the orphanage today during our expedition. Our day began with, of course, pao bread. A mozambique bread made with potato. Oh how pao bread brightens our day. NAAAAAAAT. Something we had already learnt by […]

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Fish Traps and Kosi Bay

I’d been anticipating the visit to the Tsonga fish traps for some time, looking forward to a nice dip in the lake – as well as the prospect of seeing crocs. Upon waking to the wettest, most miserable weather we’d had so far however, my mood was somewhat dampened. I still had high hopes though, […]

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The Cultural Village

At the cultural village the vibe was similar to the Swazi dancing we were shown at Hlane. We were invited to learn about the Swazi culture and way of life. They made us feel very welcome continually asking us if we had any questions, like they wanted us to stay and enjoy the morning with […]

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Cultural Village Visit

We started the day early as we wanted to squeeze in a visit to a Swazi village before leaving Swaziland. I was really looking forward to learning about the Swazi culture. I was surprised to find that before getting on the bus, all of the girls had to put on a long colored skirt over […]

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Swazi Dancing at Hlane

Everyone was eager for the evening with the Swazi dancers and the wait was worth it. It was awesome to see the Swazi people performing their own cultural dances and boy did they love their high kicks!! And A nice spray of sand in the face from the enthusiasm of the kicks! The costumes were […]

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