St. Lucia / iSimangaliso Wetlands February 23rd 2011 St. Lucia is a small town on a wetland estuary on the coast of the Indian Ocean.
We stayed at a lodge for 3 nights surrounded by a tropical jungle environment. We didn't dare leave our door open too long or we could have some unwelcome visitors in our room.....lizards, insects, monkeys etc. It was actually a great place!
The mosquitoes here are very quiet and small and they don't buzz ar ... read more
Africa » South Africa » KwaZulu-Natal » Saint Lucia After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
Fred and I are from southern Utah, USA.
We are taking this trip to South Africa in February 2011.
We will be visiting the areas of Kruger Nat'l Park, Pilanesberg and Fred's family for the first 2 weeks. The last 2 weeks, we will visit the coastal areas of St. Lucia and Wetlands north of Durban, then on to Port Elizabeth and follow the Garden Route to Cape Town.... full info