Porcupine Pie Boutique Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... at the time. Funus and Jeanette have five children. When they left home they turned their property into a bed and breakfast. They farm apricots, oranges, and grapes. Farmer Funus also does double duty serving the guests while Jeanette cooks in the kitchen. We did a fair amount of driving today. Our first start was looking for the most southern tip of Africa. It rained quite hard and ...
... turned around in her car, and came back to offer to drive the girls first and then the boys....her vernacular. She thought maybe the girls would not want to walk by 'the coloureds'. We not not only passed them, Ralph gave a sucker to a baby who was crying hard in his Momma's arms. A big smile and almost a giggle when the sucker arrived.
Home to get settled, have a few drinks and to play On The ...
... this old pass. Thomas Bain, with the help of some 250 convict labourers built the pass from 1883 to 1886. He managed to keep the gradient lower than 1:8 throughout the pass, compared to the steeper 1:6 of the Montagu Pass. This pass ranks amongst the top10 South African passes in terms of the total package. There are others which are higher, longer, sharper, more dangerous, ...
... It lays claim to being the oldest, unaltered pass still in use in South Africa and covers 7,4 kms of magnificently scenic narrow, gravel road driving, ascending to the tiny hamlet of Heroldt, on the northern side of the Outeniqua Mountains. The pass was built to replace the highly dangerous and extremely difficult Cradock Pass, which still exists today, but as a tough hiking trail. The pass was named after Sir John Montagu, who was the ...
... beds which are normal single bed width and so it is very comfy in the compartment. We also have a toilet and shower next door and since the train is so empty, we only have to share with one other couple. The only bad part about the trip is the difficulty getting to sleep and staying asleep as the train shakes a lot and makes a lot of noise. DEREK'S COMMENTS This train is the "downmarket" version of the internationally famous ...