Old Coach Road Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... wart hog,vervet monkeys, nyala and steenbok.
We also passed miles of sugar-cane, one estate we could measure on one
side of the road was at least 100 kilometres square. We do not know how big
it was the other side of the road. The other big industry we saw was logging for
paper. We passed huge areas that had large trees, areas just cleared
and areas that had been planted. Once again ...
I got a few more pictures today. The rain has closed some roads. We had a lady on our safari today who described every animal she saw to the rest of us seven times so she wouldn't forget it. By the end of four hours I was ready to punch her. Then we saw the elephant and she described his ...
... spun comforts. We spent hours escaping the heat sipping ice cold gin and tonic on the covered wrap around verandah. On both evenings, we met young middle class black men on short business trips from Jo'berg. Their full barrelled laughter was infectious. We swapped stories of our lives and they eagerly shared their experiences growing up in SA. They refuse to wallow in the bitter legacy of apartheid. Instead they chart a course that is open and optimistic; dreaming ...
... up a great deal of water, when they began play fighting, opening their huge jaws to expose their mighty grinding teeth and push nose to nose and lip to lip before slowly disappearing underwater. To our astonishment we saw a black rhino wandering along the edge of the roadway. We had little hope of spotting this prehistoric looking beast because in the last forty years, there has been a 93 percent decline in their population worldwide. ...
... starts it's long journey to the Atlantic Ocean and the Thukela River cascades down the face of the Mountain, in one of the highest waterfalls in the world, on its way to the Indian Ocean. This is the continental divide as identified by those old Voortrekkers back in 1839. The brochure informs us that this part of the mountain range was populated by the San or the Bushman 5000 years ago, and in the more southern mountains, 10,000 years ago. They ...