KwaZulu Natal – Day 2

28 Apr

On our first full day here we woke to Nyala prancing about outside our window, spent the morning being immersed in the Zulu culture with a fabulous guide who took us first to a Primary School (where the 41 children in one class sang and danced for us. We were asked if we would sing or dance for the children. I sang Skinny Marinka for them and got a round of applause. D danced and was similarly rewarded!).  ) Thence we went to a village where we learned a great deal of fascinating information about the local way of life and their customs.

South Africa’s National Anthem which I sang along with, having learned it many years ago with The Quirky Choir

In the Zulu village

The afternoon was a long walk through the woods and alongside the water at False Bay, quite a challenge!12,500 steps on my counter, 24.000 on someone else’s!

On the trail

Yellow Billed Stork


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4 responses to “KwaZulu Natal – Day 2

  1. calvin

    April 30, 2018 at 2:12 am

    The walk through woods…..reminds me of Don’s sketched trees , ‘from his ‘from the sketch book posts’.

    • mybeautfulthings

      May 1, 2018 at 2:46 pm

      That was a lovely series of posts. I miss Don’s blog and hope is is happy and well settled in England. 🙂

      • -calvin

        May 1, 2018 at 10:03 pm

        Me too. I enjoyed giving him a hard time.

  2. utesmile

    April 28, 2018 at 11:07 am

    Wow full on. enjoy! How lovely to sing for them.


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