Beach walks at Umngazi

Back to my posts on Umgazi Bungalows and Spa.

Beach walks.  That’s what hubby and I did every day, as well as eat, sleep, eat, read, eat, drink, eat, watch sunsets, eat !!!    Before our delectable breakfast, I took a stroll to the ‘kissing gate’, to take advantage of the early morning light.  Someone beat me to it on this day …

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I think this is a purple heron (can anyone correct me if I’m wrong)

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Our 5 km beach walk …

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Hubby ended up carrying the beach bag!!   What’s a girl to do when hubby got good at finding super shells, and I had my camera at the ready !!

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The only ‘litter’ found on these vast beaches …

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Bungalows, over beach and river, nestled amongst trees …

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We hadn’t seen the tide this low, exposing rock, sand and seabed flora …

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What a surprise we got, when three people appeared from around the rocky point, negotiating the incoming waves and slippery rocks.  They had walked that way to the other beach instead of clambering over the rocks (which we discovered the following day was quite a tricky exercise .. sandy path was the easy bit)  They also told us it’s easy when the tide is at it’s lowest

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The very same threesome with sun sparkling like diamonds on the water …

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Our threesome again, on the dunes …

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These little guys were swimming in the waves and ran away laughing, when they saw my camera 🙂

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No school over weekends so the village boys spend their time having fun, swimming and fishing

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A local elderly lady said she comes down to the river often to swim with her two Labradors

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On our way to the deck and later dinner, some boys were still fishing ..

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Yet another beautiful, tranquil evening

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Sunset from the deck …

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