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songololo

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a millipede, Jurus terrestris, having a hard shiny dark brown segmented exoskeleton
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Her fat jellies shosholoza, shongololo tatafakalapha.
"The Shongololo is a medium for seeing South Africa, not the reason for seeing it," explains Des Lubbe, the train's head guide.
I have joined the Shongololo in the Indian Ocean port of Durban, South Africa's third largest city and the halfway point on the train's southbound journey to Cape Town.
After a day in Durban the Shongololo heads westwards into the interior of Kwazulu-Natal province, where the mighty Zulu empire, British and Boers have all left their indelible mark.
The Shongololo Express is the brainchild of George Milaras, a former restaurateur who spotted a gap in the market after his cousin suggested that there must be a better way of exploring the country than by bus.
In their deprived childhoods, they never had shongololos and koringkrieks to play with, not even those nice green snakes with the fangs far back in their mouths.