The Pearl of Oudtshoorn
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... how strong they are before returning to the restaurant where we were treated to bacon and eggs in the sunshine. Finally the time came for us to begin our last leg of the trip to Capetown. James decided there was a more scenic route we should take so under his trustworthy advice we headed off only to find ourselves on a dirt road in the middle of nowhere. After a quick conversation we decided it was worth trusting the gps rather ...
... It's actually not too bad! It's really very hot today and we welcome getting back on the bike for the cooling affect of riding even though we're all geared up. Next stop is the Cango Caves, we've been in caves before but these are huge they're so big that they've reportedly held concerts in the main cavern. Unfortunately there has been some damage due to people taking stalactites as souvenirs and people ...
... going to the top of the pass in their vehicle and to return on a 56km downhill bicycle ride! The only other option left for us was to hire a car and drive on our own. It was too late to make any reservations at the Avis office in Oudtshoorn this evening but we understood that the daily rates would be quite reasonable. We spoke to the young Dutch couple who had come on the shuttle and they too were interested in joining us.
Of course, Avis did ...
... the Caracals came out to see us before bed.
Day 2 – First thing was feeding the Caracals for the first time before getting to the ranch, was so cute and amazing. We spent the first part of the morning cleaning the old yiger enclourse. After tea time we gave the blood lollies to the 2 white tigers, the leopards and the snow tiger Navada J We also used some blood to drip over the lollies and they loved it, it also ...
... Gavin and his shuttle bus got us there at 'race pace!' The caves are one of Southern Africa's 7 wonders and the spectacular stalagmites and tites have been growing for over 3 million years. South Africa's earliest people found shelter here over 80,000 years before the caves were officially discovered in 1780 by Dutch colonists. They made for some superb viewing! What happened during the 45 minutes after the caves wouldn't have looked out of place in 'An Idiot Abroad!!' We went to ...