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Brick by brick by brick by brick

Hi Ho Let’s go! Today we continued brick laying like champs with all hands on deck! It is now starting to look like a building and it is all very exciting! We now have regular children coming to the site to play with us and it is amazing to see their happy faces everyday, knowing…



Beach and banter!

Hey everyone! Today was our day off and what a beautiful sunny day off it was! We started in morning by heading to iSimangaliso a different game park and then went to Cape Vidal a beach for some swimming! It looked beautiful! We got back and then heading to a Zulu village and learnt about…



Building and hippos!

G’day guys and gurls! Today we started work on building the fourth ever creche built by Reah out! Placing out first visible block on the classroom! It was a great moment and the volunteers working hard all day, building, moving blocks and painting the drive way! What a wonderful effort! After the rewarding work we…



It’s the best day eeeevvveeeerrr

What’s up butter cup! Today was ‘the best day yet’- says all the volunteers ever! We got up really early to hit the big HIP game park! Within the first 10 minutes of arriving we see a rhino and a lion really close to the road, laying underneath the shade! We was all off to…



Bush walks and rhino talks

G’day g’day! Today was a wonderful day! We got up bright and early to beat the African sun to go on a bush walk through the game park. We got dropped off at the top of a hill and made our way back, learning about different trees, birds, history of the reserve and saw some…



Rambo and friends!

What’s good in the woods? Today we went to meet RAMBO! The massive bull elephant 🐘 who was rescued from a culling operation along side the other two female elephants; Rachel and Jabulani! Fun fact: Jabulani is usually the male Zulu name for happy but the elephant we met was female! MIND BLOWN! When we…



Fun times! Fun work!

Morning/afternoon/evening all depending on what time you read this 🙂 Today the group went to collect data from night cameras! We learnt who to Identify a leopard and see what animals are roaming around the watering holes at night! There were a lot of elephants so hopefully we will be able to see one during…



2018 here we go!

Hi All! Happy new year! It’s New Year’s Day and what better way to kick off 2018 then heading to a big 5 game park! We stopped by the cheetah rehabilitation centre to look and learn about these incredible creatures! The volunteers are an amazing bunch and I can’t wait to get to know them…



New Years in Africa!

Happy new year!! Today we picked up everyone from the airport! We all stayed awake until midnight to have some late night bunny chow (a traditional Durban (South African) dish) and then heading down to the beach to watch the fireworks! It was beautiful! It was then time to hit the hay for a early…



Let’s bring it in!

Hi there! Today we said our good byes to one another shedding a few tears as we reflect on the amazing program we had and getting ready for the new year! It was such a pleasure getting to know each and every one of you! It is never a goodbye, it is always a see…



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