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Sundowner cruise at Umngazi

Today is one of those days when I don’t feel like doing anything.¬† It’s Sunday ūüôā¬†¬† No yoga, pilates, gym of any sort, and no school runs.¬† Just as well .. I have a head cold.¬† Fuzzy brain and all … Continue reading

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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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Celebrating 50 years of marriage !!

A very special occasion¬†indeed !!!¬†¬† Cheryl and Bob celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with us at Umngazi !!!¬†¬† I thought couples celebrating 50 years were old !!¬† These two are not in that category at all !!!¬† Not even close … 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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