Regiment visits Rra Ditau

THABAZIMBI – The Durban Light Infantry Regiment paid a visit to Rra Ditau Game Lodge at Thabazimbi as part of a team building excursion and also to pay tribute to the remaining World War II veterans that served in this regiment during WW II.
This regiment is 150 years old this year and their commander, Mark Whitson, lead his regiment not to war but to the tranquility of the Bushveld.
Robby Robinson, owner of Rra Ditau, is also a Royal Air Force veteran and through his contact with one of the regiment’s members, it was not difficult to convince them to tackle the road to Thabazimbi.
The group arrived on the Friday afternoon and spent a leisurely evening at the lodge. After breakfast on Saturday, a mini conference was held, followed by a talk on Marakele National Park. After lunch the group was treated on a outing to the top of the Kransberg, followed by big screen rugby and a formal Mess Dinner. The bright red dress suits reminded one of an era that is nearly something of the past, which is quite sad as there is still a lot that could be said about men in uniform.
Sunday was partially spent in Marakele and the day was concluded with a braai at Akasia lodge of Mike and Chrissie Hodge. After a wonderful time in this part of the country, the group departed Monday morning  for Durban.