The Pearl of Oudtshoorn
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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The second day of the Garden Route trip involved a lengthy drive in the morning from Cape Agulhas to Oudtshoorn. The drive was very scenic with numerous mountain passes and rolling hills. The minivan is compact but not as comfortable as the overland truck. The first activity was another wine tasting in the Oudtshoorn area, the wine was a higher quality then yesterday and the setting was stunning but I'm still struggling with the concept ...
... next tour to start. We were also taken through to a room where our tour guid explained about Ostrich feathers, leather and meat. I found it all very interesting, especially how to tell Ostrich leather from normal leather by the dots left from the feathers being plucked. We then learnt about their breeding and the egg incubation before going out to meet their resident "pigmy" ostrich who was possibly the cutest thing I've ever seen. ...
... the Klein Karoo, literally translated the small dry. This country is reminiscent of the Australian outback or the Patagonian high plains in South America. The day is hot and dry and we welcome the shade of some trees at a wayside stop while we regroup. Once we're all together again we head into Oudtshoorn to drop Ben off at the hotel he's not well and bed is the best place for him. We head back out again for ...
... 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 ...
... of the restaurant. They haven't been cleaned for a yr so u can imagine the **** that came off them but by the time Luc was finished they were sparkly :) After a well earn't lunch we bonded with the bat eared foxes, we took them some Bubbles to play with which they liked but what they loved even more were the two fried/ electrified rain spiders that Garrett found on the fence. he picked them off with a stick and they chowed on them faster that you can boo :) I need a bat ...