Category Archives: beach

While we waited for the boat ..

Continued from previous post .. I took a few photos while hubby and I waited for the ferry to fetch us Village boys having fun!!  They were filling small plastic containers with sand, throwing them into the water and diving in to … Continue reading

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A lone bull

Returning from our walk (see previous post) our canine companions had disappeared from sight, we made our way, over the sand dunes, to the gong pick-up point to ferry us across the river we came across a lone bull.   He was rather … Continue reading

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Walking with Africanis (the dog of Africa)

“ Some dismiss them as mongrels and strays. But these dogs are a distinct breed, endemic to southern Africa and with a proven lineage going back some 7 000 years. They are the Africanis – the dog of Africa.”   Quote … Continue reading

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Blue water and white dunes at Umngazi

It was a magical moment !!!   As hubby and I walked along the path back to our bungalow for an afternoon snooze after lunch the colours of the river, dunes and sky popped out !!!    Unfortunately I wasn’t fast enough … Continue reading

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Dark clouds loomed over Umngazi

… as they are today at home- hopefully to bring rain.  There is a chilly breeze though so we may not get rain .. typically autumn.  Winter is not far off sadly This was on our first day at Umngazi which … Continue reading

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A day in the life of Umngazi guests

That’s us in this case ..  hubby and I This is basically how each day unfolds in paradise.  Our mornings began with a cup of tea with a view .. (I am cheating here.  I took this photo on our last day.  Each day … Continue reading

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Relaxation is the key at Umngazi

Umngazi River Bungalows and Spa is one of those places where, when your feet touch the ground in the car park, you know you’re on holiday.   Actually 200 metres or so before you reach the main gate there’s a hint … Continue reading

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