Avalon Springs

Uitvlucht Str, Montagu, Western Cape, 6720, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Montagu

Bontebok National Park

A travel blog entry by timellis99

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... beginning to hide from the heat. But we were happy that on the second approach to the park gate, we spotted a group of Blue Cranes in a pasture beside the road. Big lanky but graceful birds which are closer to blue in colour than grey. There were a few springbok along there too, and once we were inside the park we started seeing Bontebok, the large brown and very rare antelopes for whose benefit the park was first designated. We stopped at a viewpoint on top of a hill ...

The first week.

A travel blog entry by timellis99

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... a fast 4-lane freeway and getting lost in the dark wasteland and vast car-parks, every potential short-cut blocked by massive security fences. The hotel Verde is very nice though. It's an "Eco-hotel" with wind turbines outside and signs up everywhere saying how they recycle water etc. There was a reed bed outside our room. A pity we're not in the mood to appreciate it. I've been in the same clothes for almost 48 hours now, and I reek. This morning we had a great buffet breakfast, ...

Sick in Swellendam

A travel blog entry by stevehumphreys

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... town with a large garden area (dorm beds were in a cabin down the garden).

At one point the town was the self-proclaimed Republic of Swellendam, trying to remain independent of both Dutch and British influence. That didn't last long though, and now it's a fairly sleepy place. I intended to stay just overnight before moving on, but that didn't quite go according to plan.

Normally when I travel I have a pretty strong stomach, ...

Quick update from the middle of SA

A travel blog entry by doninthemtns

Just spent three nights camping in this incredible place called Cederberg in the middle of South Africa...and then did four hours drive to Montagu for another night of camping.. Driving back to Cape Town today. Will update further when time or energy ...

Montagu

A travel blog entry by chrisnicolehall

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... to disable Nicole's card, the system was "down" for maintenance. When we returned to the B&B we told Paul what happened and he immediately called the police. But what could they do? The thieves were long gone and had withdrawn the daily minimum. Then Paul told us something quite disturbing - the Standard Bank had been the scene of similar scams to tourists by most likely *****ian gangs. They work in ...

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This hotel, located on Uitvlucht Str, Montagu, is near Sanbona Wildlife Reserve.
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