The Pearl of Oudtshoorn
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... the three granite domes sparkling with mica to the north of the city. We stopped at the Info Centre for better maps and even then I got lost once. Paarl is much less touristy than Franschoek. Unfortunately we only saw the Language Monument (built in 1975 as a tribute to the Afrikaans language) in the distance as it was raining then. We used Hwy 301 to get to Worcester and used the Dutoitskloof Pass (2700 ...
... mini-cheetah), caracals (lynx), lemurs, python and lizard. All of these encounters have to be done with someone trained and with the big cats, sadly we weren’t really allowed to do anything other than pose with the for a picture. The smaller cats however were very friendly, purring away whilst we stroked them! We were also allowed in with the meerkats but without supervision which was good. On our second day morning we went to Greystones ...
... around the paddock and they help you slide off. Apparently no one has ever volunteered for a second lap.
After the exploits of my two companions, I could hardly refuse to volunteer for the next activity, which was to stand on a bunch of ostrich eggs to demonstrate how strong the shells are. I felt I pulled that off with some panache.
Near Addo, Rosedale Farm, double cottage B&B R 640. There are ...
... some fruit before watching Garth feed the crocs :) The afternoon
we went down to the river with Garrett to do some crab fishing. The
river was very slushy and i sank unable to move my feet thus falling
in....i then laughed so much i cried and couldn't get up. Luc then tried
to help me but fell in herself closely followed by Garrett....fun
times. But we did catch 4 big crabs. We took them back to the ranch and
The Bazbus route includes Oudtshoorn on its itinerary, but it's not exactly on the way. A long detour from the coast is necessary, over the mountains, and into the more arid parts of South Africa. The town actually resembles the American mid-West with wide regimented streets and single-storey shops and houses, and feels a bit like it’s actually stuck in the 1950s. Oudtshoorn is best-known for its ostriches, which they serve ...