A weekend trip to Howick

This weekend past, being a long weekend, we packed our bags and headed out to Howick, a little town on the way to Durban. The plan was to go and visit Angel’s Granny, who we haven’t seen for over a year. Originally the In-laws would have joined us, but with their move, they could not make it, so we asked Sister-In-Law¬†B in stead. The trip down was pretty uneventful and the traffic was manageable. I did however have a stomach bug, so for a change we were stopping at every…

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The Monster Of Howick Falls

Howick is a little town in the Natal Midlands, South Africa. The Howick Falls is approximately 311 feet high and is part of the Umgeni River. The lake is sacred to the natives (The Zulu People) and traditional witch doctors (sangomas) are the only people allowed to approach it to offer prayers to Inkanyamba, the creature that lives in the falls. The Inkanaymba is described as having a horse-like head with a serpentine body. It has horns on its head a crest on its back. In local legends it is…

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