Orion Mont-Aux-Sources Hotel
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... was just kind of lazy... I'm catching up on my blogging. Only problem is, our wifi has been very sparse, so I can sometimes upload text, but pictures won't upload. As soon as we get some good wifi, maybe in Capetown, I hope to get the pictures caught up too. Tonight if the rain subsides, we hope to have a barbeque. We are 8for8 on days of pouring rain sometime throughout the day, but this morning was beautiful sun shine in ...
... not worth the price to go into the park
on such rainy days.
On the way back to Jo’burg, we stopped at Carletonville to
meet the van Dalen family, who are a very hospitable Afrikaaner family. They
invited us for a braai and a tour of Carletonville, which is the center of the
gold mines. Though a lot of the mines have been shut down, there is still ...
... of a mind-fogger last night that I was persuaded by the resident guides to do their trek up to the second highest waterfall in the world, despite the extortionate price and my instincts screaming "they probably have a vested interest you gullible fool!" It later turns out a couple of friendly Germans would have given me a lift for free. Fool! The number one rule for Africa (after "never start a land war in Asia") is always ...
Nous sommes arrivés très tard hier et nous soupçonnions que les paysages devaient être très beau, mais je n'étais pas prêt pour le spectacle grandiose que j'ai vu en me levant le matin venu… je me suis levé à 5 h 30 du matin et j’ai vu des Poneys broutant dans une plaine au-dessus d’une chaîne de montagnes qui me rappelle à la fois les alpes, le Grand Canyon, mais en plus vert ... Wow, les mots me manquent... Je me suis assied sur la véranda ...
... Swaziland, Mpumalanga and end in Tzaneen in Limpopo Province.
If any landscape lives up to its airbrushed, publicity shot alter ego, it is the jagged, green sweep of the tabletop peaks of the Drakensberg range.
Riding: Some of the most amazing riding I have ever experienced. The twisties are pure bliss...pictures ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility