Elephant's Nest Guest Lodge
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... coach loads of tourists arrived.
It was time to go to Zur Alten Mine resort. Unfortunately we could not really remember how far back out of Graskop it was so we spent a fair bit of time driving to and fro. This place was not as nice as the previous one, but was good, run by Bavarians so very organised!
Mac and Anthea went for a walk through the woods, over the small stream and to the entrance to the small gold mine (in the past), basically a hole in the ground.
... in an open lot where the pathways toward the canyon were way more open than the others.
Moving up and over the boulder-strewn edge, my heart began to pound as the wind from deep inside the canyon whipped up and into my face. I blinked rapidly to gaze below, and was awe-struck. This was what we had been searching for. The canyon was far more impressive here. Cut deeply by the Blyde River far below, ...
... a blessing to see these kids and teachers be so joyful with so little. Back on the bus, our next stop is Blyde River Canyon. The only green canyon in Africa. Picture the Grand Canyon on a smaller scale but with trees growing between the rocks up the sides. But it was foggy so only a scattered glimpse fo this beautiful sight could be seen. Onwards to Kapama Lodge, our destination for the next 2 nights. For the first time we see that the sun does shine ...
A much better day weather wise. There was some early very light drizzle but this soon cleared and gave way to a bright clear day with some very hot sun.
An early morning pre-breakfast walk in Graskop produced a couple of new birds for the trip, a Black Sparrowhawk and an Amethyst Sunbird. In addition to most of the birds previously recorded in the vicinity of the cottage. As we were loading the vehicle I spotted a couple of small birds in the garden and ...
... Canyon in the world and they are raping it and then defiling it over and over again, year after year, by allowing the timber companies to plant more and more plantations. the original may have been destroyed by the white farmers, but now the white corporates are destroying it all over again by planting pines. no room for people, no room for small farms - just squats ...