Month: November 2014

We can’t believe its day 7 already!

This morning was spent packing bags and eating breakfast, as unfortunately it was time to leave the game park, say our goodbyes and head to St Lucia. It was certainly a windy drive there and a few shortcuts were taken but we made it safely and got settled into our new accommodation. Now to say…



Jabulani = Happiness

(Apologies for the delay in the blog upload) This morning is was breakfast as normal, then heading out to the buffalo holding pens. These are used for the buffalo who are brought to the sanctuary and are being acclimatised to the area, and to ensure they are healthy. Our task today was to clear at…



We’re all still in one piece!

No 4 am wake up today, instead a leisurely 7am brekky. Our adventures for the day? First stop the Zulu Croc Centre. Here we were met by Lawrence, an amazingly happy and inspiring Zulu man who works at the croc centre. Here as you can imagine, there are a lot of crocodiles…various African species but…



4am should not exist!

4am should not exist…unless you’re going track to Rhinos. It was dark and cold and our blankets joined us in the safari vehicle! It was around a 2 hour drive to the Rhino game park and once we arrived it was time for an early breakfast. The surrounding area was full of beautifully misty mountain…



Big knives and big cats

This morning it was an early start! Breakfast of delicious scrambled eggs, toast, cereal, yogurt and fruit. Once we were all filled up, it was time to head out into the game park and start some hard work 🙂 Our main task of the day was to remove invasive species in the game park…unfortunately most…



A day to remember!

Today was a day to remember indeed! It began with a breakfast in Durban and loading our luggage on our way to the game park. Our first stop? To pick Katie up of course! We collected the final member of our new family, bought some goodies to snack on in the game park, and jumped…



Let the adventures begin!!

Hi there back home! My name is Jess and I’m the team leader here in South Africa. I’ll be writing the daily blog about what’s happening day to day and uploading lots of amazing photos to make you feel like you’re here with us! Please feel free to comment on any of the posts 🙂…



What’s coming to South Africa

Our May – August programs saw the development of a soup kitchen at our most recent crèche. The soup kitchen allows the children to be fed a nutritional meal on a daily basis. For many children this will be the only nutritional meal they receive. If you would like to sponsor daily meals at the…



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