Month: June 2016

Back in time to the great King Shaka!

Hello Hello! Great day today, really amazing experience at the zulu village. This morning we went to the a local cultural Zulu village where we learned all about their ways of life. Including the fact that men ruled back then. As soon as we stepped past the gates being greeted by Zulu warriors we we’re…



Happy Birthday Erin!!

Greetings to all, today was very eventful and my apologies for not having photos as the WiFi is running too slow tonight.  But for the days activities we all switched the creche and did similar activities as yesterdays fun. At our old creche we had a group mix much needed bricks while the other half…



I’ll offer you 6 cows!

Gooood Morning friends and family of Laura, Courtney, Shannon, Madison, Samuel, Sydney, Alex, Brooke, Aaron, Leonard, Gavin, Marco, Tayla, Hayley, Sophie, Caitlyn, Savannah, Emily, Sydney and Danielle!! We woke up to a very chilly morning here at the game reserve. It is definitely winter here in South Africa, so we’re staying bundled up in blankets…



“I don’t know about you but I’m feeling amashumi amabili nambili” -Taylor Swift

Sawubona (Hello) Today was the first day at both creche, with the whole group splitting into 2 groups to work at each. With one group working at our old creche starting to build a brand new classroom by digging out the grass and dirt to begin the foundation. The other group was in Charge of…



Welcome to the SAVANNAH, we got fun and games!

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Going Bananas

Hello to all the wonderful family and loved ones of these lovely volunteers! I am Justin one of  the two team leaders in South Africa.  In this group we have representing, Canada, Usa, Australia, the UK, and Scotland.  Erin B, Alexanda H, Nicholas H, Jude J, Ned L, Craig W, Madison Z, Lee-Ann, Rebekah, Khai…



Farewell to Track and Trail :'(

This morning we said goodbye to 6 of our beloved volunteers! Some of them have been here in South Africa for 3 weeks, while a few have only been here for the lasts week. But both have definitely left a piece of their heart here… After a bittersweet farewell at the airport, I met up…



27 Giraffe salute!

Last day at Thanda! We woke up and hopped into the safari vehicles to go for a short drive through the reserve before getting picked up to head back into St.Lucia. We got to cover a lot of ground in the trucks, and were even able to catch up with 2 male cheetahs! We got…



2 blogs for 1 post!

Hey ya’ll! Sorry about the lack of update yesterday. Being in the middle of the African Bush, it’s sometimes a little difficult to find a decent internet connection…but never fear! I got a whole lot to tell you about from the last 2 days 🙂 Both groups went out yesterday morning in vehicles so that…



Lions, Zebras, Giraffes..Oh my!!!

Early risers we were this morning! Crawling out of our beds in our gorgeous little chalets at about half past 5 AM! We had a lovely breakfast before heading out into the bush into 2 different groups, each with two guides. We all walked great distances today and learned many interesting things about the Afircan…



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