Swaziland - The giraffe and the poor country


Somehow funny, how the whole country looks like a farmer land with poor people and then suddenly out of nowhere appears a tiny town with a modern shopping mall equipped with KFC, pizza, to huge supermarkets, cinema and and and. So this dinner was KFC :)!


29.4.2014 - South Africa to Swaziland
Now im in Swaziland!! Feels like being in a timemachine, its feels so unrealistic. From South Africa to Mozambique to South Africa to Lesotho to South Africa to Swaziland. Coming from Durban in South Africa, the ride today was another 600km and I arrived in the hotel around 5pm.

Long ride from Durban towards near the capital of Swaziland Mbabane.

Right after crossing the border from South Africa into Swaziland, suddendly a giraffe stood beside a lonely road :D It was eating from a tree and stood just two meters beside the road and I never saw a wild giraffe!!! When I talked to some people in the hotel about it, they told me that it must have broken through a fence from a nationalpark. I just thought, when a giraffe is suddenly somewhere visible beside a street, what if im having a car breakdown somewhere and suddenly a lion shows up:)?

Wild giraffe right beside a road after crossing into Swaziland.







30.4.2014 - Mbabane
After staying overnight outside of Mbabane, I drove today morning through Mbabane and had lunch there, before I continued driving through the north with is moutain areas, the Piggs Peak and its nice scenery. Exited the country in the afternoon at Jepes Reef, to get back into South Africa.










Piggs Peak

Exit the country at Jeppes Reef. No problems at all.

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