The Pearl of Oudtshoorn
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... and apparently will never have tourists descend into them.
From the caves we headed back on the road in the rain to head up over the Swartberg Pass. This pass was built with 240 convicts between 1883 and 1888 to cross from Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo and Prince Albert in the Great Karoo. It was cool and raining off and on but we thought that we might have better weather as we headed over the pass.What a spectacular drive. The ...
... a tourist lodge. Absolutely fantastic! After another picnic lunch most of the group went to the Cango Caves. The world’s 3rd biggest cave complex. There was a standard and adventurous route. Maree and Wendy signed up for the adventure while everyone else enjoyed the massive formations in 3 caverns. The adventure route was strenuous with lots of very narrow ...
... I expected. There were several large chambers that were impressive and then the tour continued towards the back of the caves and required fitting through small passageways. The caves were hot, humid and extended quite deep back into the earth.Then came the ostrich farm tour. I was not able to ride the ostrich due to rains that made the conditions muddy/slippery and risked injuring the birds. Although I did learn some interesting things about ...
... some very narrow passages..... scary :( i waited in the peaceful dark cave alone. We had some lunch at the caves before going to Garretts for a afternoon of beers in the pool :) bliss considering the 38 degrees heat today....no complaints tho. We then spent the evening with pizza in front of a film.... cant wait for next week to begin....i just hope it doesnt go too fast :(
... direction is the shorter Suspension Bridge trail, but you can continue up a steep climb beyond the suspension bridge, giving great views.
At Knysna the most scenic parts of the town itself are the Eastern Head with great views of sea and mansions, and around Leisure Isle (via a causeway) with closer views of a lifestyle we will never experience. I found it interesting that in this extremely expensive enclave there seemed to be ...