Forever Resorts Aventura Blydepoort

PO Box 15, Graskop, Mpumalanga, 1207, South Africa | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Graskop

Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre

A travel blog entry by annandjohnmoon

6

Today was hot, some strong sun and dark high clouds but dry. A phone call was made to Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre and a booking made for the 11am tour. The tour consists of a short video explaining the history and the work which is now undertaken. The prime aim is a continuous breeding programme with Cheetahs to maintain a gene pool and release captive bred animals into the wild. There are also a few injured and rescued animals, e.g. Lion and Rhino, that are cared for ...

Touring around south of Graskop

A travel blog entry by annandjohnmoon

3

... rock in a valley with another stunning view from the escarpment. A falcon flew across as we arrived and although not greatest view, but I am sure it was a Lanner. A stunning bird appeared on the Pinnacle -a colourful Sentinel Rock Thrush.

We were back at the cottage for 4pm and after refreshment I took a short walk to the edge of the town. 2 more bird species were recorded for the list:- Yellow-billed Teal and Common Waxbill. Mike then cooked another super ...

I kissed the rain down in Africa...

A travel blog entry by mickruddy

5

... real Braai (South African barbie). I tried my best to fire up but the best I could manage was four beers, one glass of scotch and about 3 hours on the Hubbly! Very poor form! But I still managed to meet a heap of great people and earn the last man standing award...somehow? Sunday was a full recovery day that included a breakfast at a place called Spur, basically a South African hogs-breath and sitting in on the new superman film with some cheeky vodka slushies, as bad ...

Cruising through Kruger.

A travel blog entry by 2aussiesglobal

27th June 2011

Following our noses - and the GPS's thin blue line - we successfully managed to find our way down Botswana’s eastern border. We entered South Africa through the border post at a place called Martins Drift. I believe the term drift refers to the sand bars that when formed across the Limpopo River in 'the old days’ provided a point of crossing for the Boers and their drays. It was at this border crossing that we met Constable Knob Head of the South ...

Bewdiful Blyde River Canyon

A travel blog entry by ezandtreggas

38

... and chat with the locals and have a beer. Mark decides to buy a T-shirt and we have been told we can use our credit card. We can’t so it is quite lucky that we didn’t order food. We end up trading our 20,000 Kwacha note from Zambia (it is worth about 5 Aussie dollars) as hey collect notes from around the world.

Dinner is eventually at a nice little pub in Graskop, a former train ...

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