Westlodge Bed & Breakfast
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- Non-smoking hotel
- Breakfast Available
- Meal plan
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Travel Blogs from Graskop
Waking early we had a breakfast, and walk to the trout farm dam and looked at the trout breeding grounds. We needed to check out by 10, so went back to reception area which is a very nice thatched lodge, where the owners live. A very splendid building filled with all sorts of artifacts.
Adrienne was enchanted with the two Great Danes, we took photos of the old mosque doors the owners had retrieved from Indonesia. They had some beautiful wooden furniture from there as well. ...
... taken with the three of us.
It was mid-afternoon and we wanted time to explore the scenic Panoramic Route and Blyde River Canyon before dark, so we went into Graskop to find a hostel before pushing north to catch the canyon for sunset. Our first hostel choice, Valley View, was in a stunning location overlooking a large flowery valley backed by rolling hills. Unfortunately, it was booked full, so ...
... by the flow of the water. In the surrounding area we saw quite a few Baboons, Vervet Monkeys, Duikers and lots of few birds. The highlight for some were a group of 4 baby baboons frolicking in a low bush. The last lookout for the day was the Three Rondevals, huge rock formations in the form of traditional grass huts. Timing was perfect, with the afternoon light making ...
... We went to a pancake shop for coffee and pancakes.
We decided to head further east and to lower ground visiting the Ohrigstad Dam and Nature Reserve, a site we had seen on the way to Graskop. The weather continued to improve and this turned out to be a good choice. The only drawback was absence of any information or an on-site map. The track around the dam steadily became more overgrown and difficult to negotiate. However it was a pleasant dam with ...
Avis dropped a replacement car in the morning before we left Toro Yaka – another white Hyundai IX35, just like the one we rolled over 2 days earlier! We drove the 'Panorama Route' of the Blyde River Canyon. It was all very beautiful. Overnighted in Graskop at the Graskop Hotel, an extraordinary place with so many artworks on display it was more like a big art ...