Overview Swaziland

Visiting Swaziland

Defined by a deeply spiritual culture, the African country of Swaziland more than makes up for its meager size with major assets, among them the Hlane Royal National Park and Mkhaya Game Reserve. Travelers can also attend the annual Umhlanga, when women don elaborate costumes to dance for the king. Defined by a deeply spiritual culture, the African country of Swaziland more than makes up for its meager size with major assets, among them the Hlane Royal National Park and Mkhaya Game Reserve. Travelers can also attend the annual Umhlanga, when women don elaborate costumes to dance for the king.    Close

Stories and Tips Swaziland

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Activities at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Written by Linda Kaye on 13 Sep, 2005

After checking out the available activities at Mlilwane, including guided horse riding tours, mountain biking trails, and guided land rover tours, we settled on a quiet, easy hike to the area where the hippos hang out. We were assured by the camp staff that the…Read More


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Picture of Love and Hope in Swaziland.

Written by ladyanne47 on 01 Jul, 2006

This review is about the love and hope that the RMC of Illinois missionary students gave to the children and orphans of the Bulembu town at the Valley of Hope and the surrounding area in Swaziland.The faces, the smiles, the love, the tenderness, the need,…Read More


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Bulembu, a Mining Town in Swaziland

Written by ladyanne47 on 30 Jun, 2006

Bulembu, Swaziland in Africa is an unusual situation besides the fact that it was once a prosperous old mining town. It now houses people who are being aided and helped to re-populate and fight the terrible odds of becoming extinct in the next quarter of…Read More


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The Children of Bulembu, Swaziland

Written by ladyanne47 on 30 Jun, 2006

Actually, the photos in this review speak "a thousand words". The piercing dark eyes of these children look at you into the very depth of your soul. These are some of the many children of Bulembu. Actually, the children and grandparents are the majority of…Read More


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Swaziland 1

Written by African Explorer on 24 Aug, 2000

The Kingdom of Swaziland is a very traditional country. My last journey through Swaziland took me from the northern border of South Africa through Mbabane and then west back into South Africa. Unfortunately for me my fuel pump was leaking from damage sustained the week…Read More


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Swaziland's Future...Its children!!

Written by ladyanne47 on 03 Jul, 2006

A country is not a country without its people, especially their children. The Swazi people are handsome and warm and friendly. Many are diligent to fight the odds against them. See that strength and power in these photographs taken by the missionary students who worked…Read More


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ABC House Orphanage, Bulembu, Swaziland

Written by ladyanne47 on 03 Jul, 2006

The RMC student missionaries spent much time with the ABC House Orphanage in the Valley of Hope. All the photos in this journal and reviews were taken by these students. As far as the ABC House of Bulembu, Swaziland it was part of their travels.…Read More


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Countryside of Northwestern Swaziland.

Written by ladyanne47 on 02 Jul, 2006

Northwestern Swaziland is probably the prettiest in the whole country, the mountains and the rainfall make it much more lush. It is a hikers and backpacker's paradise. The hill country makes for a nice walk. Visit this site for some translations of English into Swazi.…Read More


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Bulembu's Valley of Hope Organization

Written by ladyanne47 on 01 Jul, 2006

I was not familiar with the country of Swaziland until my son called one day to say he was going there on a missionary trip with his school. About twelve fellow students would comprise the group, plus an advisor. Below is a link to a description…Read More


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Nine-course dinner at Foresters Arms Hotel

Written by M@uricio on 12 Jan, 2004

I recommend the candlelight dinner with personal service at your table, being either on a group or a private holiday. A lady, the chief I presume, will welcome you and tell you you can begin first to eat whatever menu on the list, in whatever…Read More


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