Shining Waters

859 6th Avenue, Wilderness, Western Cape, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Wilderness

Backpacking Detour on the Garden Route

A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne on Feb 16, 2014

3 comments, 17 photos

... s agenda. He said that more than 80% of the profitable farm land is owned by whites in the country, contributing to South Africa's not so nice reputation as having one of the highest levels of inequality in the world. Nevertheless, apart from providing incredibly wicked sandboarding lessons, Leon in a very matter of fact kind of fashion had some very progressive political stances that were quite informative.

I headed off to Wilderness as my ...

.... and we're off!! Day 2 of our SA adventure

A travel blog entry by dgreen78 on Dec 30, 2010

3 comments, 29 photos

... Bay. Our first adventure stop was scheduled for 7:30am at Tenikwa Cat Rehabilitation Center and Sanctuary. We booked the Photographic Cat Tour which allows you to get a very close and personal look at the cats currently at the sanctuary... personal as in touching them (if the cat allows) and walking around in their semi-natural habitat. This tour came with a ton of disclaimers and rules such as no crouching down ...

Étrange pays Zulu / Weird Zulu land

A travel blog entry by terredeshommes on May 30, 2010

34 photos

... it: the healers are quite obviously crooks, everything is fake, trances are just here for the show, and the poor local people, mainly women, give hundreds of rands to the sangoma for an hypothetical spiritual intervention... It was something special to be seing that, but for us occidentals it was more sad than anything else.

After all those adventures I wasn't unhappy to leave this place, where I mostly felt out of my depth on so many different levels.
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Into the Wilderness

A travel blog entry by claireandian on Jun 16, 2009

A rich young South African married a beautiful young woman, on the agreement that they would live a year in the wilderness. This canny man promptly built a hut on the seaside, called the area 'Wilderness' and presumably didn't even begin to get away with that poor attempt at getting round her.

Wilderness is another National Park in the Garden Route and, as is ...

Happy Christmas from the Wilderness!

A travel blog entry by mcaren on Dec 23, 2007

1 comment, 72 photos

... point and close to both the centre of Cape Town (i.e. places like the V&A docks) and also to the road around Chapman's Peak which then takes you on to to Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope. It was here that we picked up the Merc. We spent a day driving Chapman's Peak (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chapman%2 7s_Peak) and the roads to Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope and it ...

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This hotel, located on 859 6th Avenue, Wilderness, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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