Shining Waters

Address: 859 Sixth Ave, Wilderness, Western Cape, 6560, South Africa | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 859 Sixth Ave, Wilderness, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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    Travel Blogs from Wilderness

    Entering the land of the Zulu

    A travel blog entry by richard.wolters on Apr 01, 2014

    3 comments, 12 photos

    ... as it could not even find any roads at times. For three hours we battle corrugations, potholes, cracks, humps, dips, rocks, gravel ,sand and stray women in the middle of the track carrying their shopping or whatever on their head.

    A thunderstorm was looming in the distance. Frank and I looked at each other. You wanted to see Africa? Well…This is ...

    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 ...

    Bowls, Crocs, and Hornbills!

    A travel blog entry by worldchickadee on Nov 08, 2013

    1 comment, 13 photos

    ... and it was fascinating to follow
    Don around on a tour and listen to him talk about the history of both
    his family and the land. The Leitch's were preparing to move as they had both just retired and their property had been won in a land-claim suit by local Zulu. They were glad to know that their farm would provide a livelihood for many families. The next morning Don took us fishing at a small pond on his property in his awesome ...

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

    A travel blog entry by dgreen78 on Dec 30, 2010

    3 comments, 29 photos

    We woke up around 4am and packed the car with help from Gail and Andrew. Gail also sent us along with some nice "padkos" (Africaans for road food) consisting of homemade muffins, coffee, nuts, boerewors (Africaans for dried sausage- pronounced Bore a Vors), biltong (Africaans for dried meat) and tons of chocolate. I had the luxury of sleeping the whole way while my dear husband drove us to The Crags, which is ...

    Étrange pays Zulu / Weird Zulu land

    A travel blog entry by terredeshommes on May 30, 2010

    34 photos

    ... the previous day's partying, but it was quite funny, a mixture of traditions and modern day's Zulu farmer life. I was a bit afraid that our presence would be intrusive, but no, it seems that having white people attending a Zulu wedding is a good omen. :)

    The last day I walked around the country a bit in the morning, and in the afternoon we went to see a traditional healing ceremony, with the sangoma. I don't have any picture of that but it wasn't ...