Orion Mont-Aux-Sources Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bergville
The Drakensberg mountains rise jaggedly out of the rolling farmland of central South Africa like big rocks coming out of the earth (sometimes similes are exhausting ok). My campsite is on the edge of the range, a lonely little spot with a low fence the only thing separating it from MMBA (how's your memory for acronyms?) - mainly yellow, brown and beige fields. It has a fancy little sauna and jacuzzi though, which turned out to ...
... stuff so we just dumped our bags beside it and got straight in! We spent the night sitting in there, with beers and watching football. The other guys from the hike joined us and we all crammed in! When we got too hot we jumped in the pool, although it could be mistaken for a pond as it was so murky but we didn't care! Jo'burg tomorrow! We are super ...
... We were standing in dry heat taking in the gorgeousness of it all when we noticed how the lighting over the mountains had changed. This is basically how our conversation went, "Oh! Look at the shadows of the clouds... they're neat on the mountain. Um, wait a minute... clouds over the mountain... hey, is that rain over there... OK it's time to leave now!" A cool breeze quickly ascended on us while we descended the trail (good thing we had only gone 2.5km!), and we met Michel on the ...
... cat. Still not completely satiated I decided to go the whole hog and spey a dog too. Nothing reproduces on my watch unless I say so.
Not much was happening in the afternoon. We went to see a bull with testicular degeneration and another with corkscrew claws. We fed some cattle and I generally said goodbye to everyone/everything I had got to know over the last 3 weeks.
This evening we went for a lovely meal at the Bingelela restaurant (the same one ...
... conjunctiva were very swollen and fluidy as well. I pointed this out to Jubie on his return and he asked me for my diagnosis. I thought it was some toxic poisoning that had caused it, possibly by something the dog had eaten. It turns out I was half right, it was something toxic, but not something that it had eaten. Apparently it is quite common around here for dogs to get into a to do with spitting cobras!!! The cobras spit in the dogs' eyes - end of ...
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