Author: temple (Nicole Jenkins)

Other Stirring iNsingizi Stories
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Other Stirring iNsingizi Stories

The story behind iNsingizi’s “Red Brick Road” iNsingizi’s 2km-long drive to the lodge, known as the “Red Brick Road”, was built in the year 2000 by the late Albie Reid, who personally laid every brick by hand, 10 metres a day, at the advanced age of 75! It took him roughly 10 months to complete....

The “bird of inspiration” Behind iNsingizi’s Name
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The “bird of inspiration” Behind iNsingizi’s Name

The “bird of inspiration” Behind iNsingizi’s Name “iNsingizi, the foolish looking ground hornbill, amused the tribespeople with its apparent pomposity. There seemed no doubt that the female had good reason for her cry. ‘Ngiyemuka, ngiyemuka nqiya kwabethu’ (‘I am going away, going away to my people’). To this the male replied gruffly: ‘Hamba, hamba. Kad’usho.’...

Things to do
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Things to do

Things to do 30min Away… Meditation and yoga sessions Clay pigeon shooting Hot air ballooning Water-skiing Game drives Things to do 1 Hour Away… Sharks Board (learn about sharks) Phezulu cultural and safari park Midlands Meander – south Ushaka Marine World Diving with sharks Umgeni Bird Park Whale watching Deep sea diving Beaches Things to...

Our farm story…from past to present
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Our farm story…from past to present

Sowing The First Seeds It was the year that John Logie Baird demonstrated the first mechanical television system (January 26); Alan Cobham established the first commercial air route to South Africa (March 6); Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II, and American actress Marilyn Monroe were born (April 21 and June 1, respectively); a weather map...

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