Buckle up...this is a lot of photos! In the couple days prior to our arrival in Richard’s Bay, the arrangements for our safari were finalized. Once we docked in Richard’s Bay, South Africa, our group of eight was taken to the Richard’s Bay Airport where we boarded a 10-passenger Cessna Grand Caravan for our 90-minute charter flight to the Mala Mala Camp private airstrip. We were met by Ryan,... Read Full Entry
The Whole ClanA family of elephants in all sizes. Just after this, a mother felt we were a threat to her young one and suddenly started to charge our vehicle at a dead run. Holy smokes!! Fortunately, Ryan had the vehicle running and when he saw the stampeding elephant coming at us, he jammed on the gas and we did get away in time. I was in the back, but unfortunately we were going so fast on the bumpy terrain that I couldn't get a photo of the chase.
Almost Over!We meet up to make our way back to the camp for the last time. We tell the others of our close escape.
Checking PhotosElizabeth and I are going back through our great photos as we head to Johannesburg.
The Cape Town PierWe arrived at the Cape Town pier just before the ship docked. It was later than scheduled due to the emergency medical evacuation of Phil's partner, Ellie, in Durban. Phil and Doug sat together many hours in the computer room.
Norm and CathyNorm, the guy who put our safari together, is on Deck 5 waiting to greet us as the ship docks.
So Long Captain DagThis is our last photo of the captain, as the ship docks. We were informed that he would depart the ship in Cape Town and Captain Mario would replace him for the remainder of the cruise. He has since left Regent.