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 Post subject: Dzundzwini Spring and Thulamela S98 in the Punda district.
Unread postPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 8:43 am 
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I was at both these places on my past trip in July. I took the road up Dzundzwini, what is suppose to be a view at the top and a spring. The road just ends up at a no entry sign with a 4x4 track. :hmz: The Thulamela road S98 that is suppose to end at a waterhole was graded (I can just imagine what it looked like before) and ends up at n little loop with overgrown thicket. :wall: Can someone tell what it is suppose to look like or some pictures. :cam:
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 Post subject: Re: Dzundzwini Spring and Thulamela S98 in the Punda distric
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As long as I've been going there hasn't actually been anything at either of the two places. The maps I have show them as view points and you do get a decent view but they do not rival Nkumbe.

However they are nice little detours to take and I've had decent sightings of grysbok and nyala along there. I think near Thulamela there is a natural pan and we spent sometime with a bathing elephant there.

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 Post subject: Re: Dzundzwini Spring and Thulamela S98 in the Punda distric
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Others have had nyala sightings there too, Saraf 8)
Nyala at Thulamila waterhole :

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 Post subject: Re: Dzundzwini Spring and Thulamela S98 in the Punda distric
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The last time we went up the S98 Dzundwini road which was some years back now I recall the road just ending in a little track, we had to reverse back and make a U turn.
Also saw bathing ellies at the pan on the way down! :D

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 Post subject: Re: Dzundzwini Spring and Thulamela S98 in the Punda distric
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I got mesmerised by a golden orb spider along that road. In the summer its such a beautiful, lush area and really quiet so you can just stop the car and take deep breathes and smell the bush.

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Sounds wonderful!!! :thumbs_up:

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