Travel Blogs from Oudtshoorn
... at an ostrich farm and then checking into our B & B for the night. The ostrich farm was interesting and silly- they have ostrich-back races, which a few young women from Chicago partook of. Of course, we weren’t all that interested in eating ostriches or buying ostrich leather products, but it was neat to learn
about them. In a nutshell, they are ...
- They eat stones to help grind up the food in their bellies since they don’t have teeth.
- The only way to tell a male vs. a female is by the color of their feathers (black vs. grey). They grow up to 220 pounds within their first year.
- Ostriches have one mate for life and they will care after a baby ostriches that aren't their own, as long as they are younger than the other ostriches that they are caring after.
... stuck a few years ago for several hours, with about a dozen people stalled behind her. Breathe out and sweat, they said, tugging frantically, but it was no use. Frances and I opted for the regular, stay-on-your-feet tour.
When ostrich feathers were all the rage, Oudtshoorn was riding high. It's been a while since then, but ostriches are still being raised for eggs and meat. And speaking of riding high, one of the highlights of ...
Day 5- Its gonna be a hot one. We started with otter training with speckles and freckles, they are getting really good, so much fun. We then headed over to lemur Island to feed them banana porridge balls which they loved. It was then time for a trek around the park parameter to check all the fences are in tact and no predictors have dug under or broken the fence. The trek was around 5 miles and pretty much up hill and ...
... like space that used to hold operas until it was shut down because of all the damage caused by visitors. At one point the guide turned off all the lights apart from a single oil lamp to show exactly what the first explorer experienced on his first visit. I would never have had the guts to walk around a giant empty cave alone with no idea what I would find inside.
The Adventure Tour started in the Tunnel of Love, a ...
How has this b&b rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed