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Tala Excursion
by James C
Africa / US Energy Ministerial Conference & Women in Energy

Tala Game Reserve, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa •• Dec. 15, 2000 •• SolarQuest® iNet News Service ••

On Thursday, 14th of December, the entire conference went on a trip to Tala, a Game Reserve that is about 45 minutes from Durban. On entering the reserve, the guests where driven through part of the 5000 acres of natural habitat.


One of the locals.
Tala boasts a selection of animals including: rhino, giraffe, zebra, hippo and a number of antelope, all roaming free in their own domain.


Be sure to check out Tala's website here.





Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, South African Minister of Energy and Minerals
The Minister during her welcome speech.


Zulu Dancing
Following the evenings formalities, the guests where treated to an energetic performance by the local dancers. What follows is a couple of pictures to illustrate the talent that is in KwaZulu-Natal.


Zulu Drums ...





... and Song [220 kb MPEG, 40 seconds] ...

... and Celebration [112 kb MPEG, 17 seconds]





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