Kanonkop Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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For my 60th birthday I made a plan to spend 6 days traveling along the Garden Route to celebrate my birthday. It was also an opportunity to better understand what is along the Garden Route and what would be done differently on my next trip along the same route.
A number of overnight stops were planed to break up the journey from Cape Town until we reached our final destination of Knysna - the total distance from Cape Town to Knysna is ...
... but she is only 28 and still growing! There have been a couple of babies born at the Park - in fact, one of the rescued females was pregnant when she arrived, although that was not known at the time. Oh dear, I could go on forever because, as most of you know, I am, and always have been, an elephant freak! However, I won’t - but suffice to say, Wednesday ticked a very special box!
On Thursday we drove to the other side of ...
... is a slow-growing tree that is prized for its hard wood. Consequently the timber was much sought after for ship building, making roofs, beams and furniture. Due to over-exploitation in the past, this once abundant tree soon became very scarce. All species of Yellowwood are now protected and logging is strictly controlled. Due to its rarity and beauty, Yellowwood furniture commands high prices today.
We also heard a number of bird calls, but it was very ...
... walked to it. We took a guided tour through the enclosure which was a MASSIVE forest! We saw 9 out of the 10 species they had which included squirrel monkeys which looked like Heidi (Phil's old pet monkey). One of the monkeys decided to have sex with his girlfriend in front of us all, it lasted all of 4 seconds and then he simply lifted her tail and gave her bum a quick lick! Such a funny moment! Priceless!
From there we went next door to Birds of ...
... is a personal trainer. When I stop by he is in the middle of a training session with one of his clients. Marsel is also training for the Cape Epic Mountain Bike Tour which is an 8 day mountain bike competition.
I return to the B&B for my last night. I will have to leave early in the morning as I am flying from George to Johannesburg. I will return my rental car and in Johannesburg I will spend one more night with my couchsurfing friend Shelley.