The Pearl of Oudtshoorn
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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We made to our accommodation last night only to find it not exactly pleasant. The rooms were so old, it was freezing and there was only nor half broken heater that Glenn didn't feel was safe enough to leave on. We bathed the boys quickly' the bath was obviously leaking and water ended up covering the bathroom floor but I left it and snuggled them straight in bed to keep warm. Moses had done a big poo and needed a shower so I jumped in ...
... bright and will eat anything shiny.
Today has been quite a day-we got up early to drive a few miles from our lodging to a field where there is a colony of meerkats. We waited for them to wake up and come out of their den. I love meerkats, so that was a highlight for me.
Next we went to the Cango caves, which featured some large caverns that ...
... 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 ...
... a shop. There is camping here of course. We stayed at Swallows Nest, R 1100 for a nice two-bedroom self-catering cottage, perhaps overpriced but run by a nice couple.
At Knysna, Lagoon Lodge R 500 double B&B with a view was very good value, just off the highway west of the town centre.
Oudtshoorn: The Best Little Guest House, R 450 double was also very good value. Run by a friendly American couple, and they also offer ...
... before asking a walk around town. Unfortunately most of the shops were closed by 1pm so we headed back to the house stopping at a pub for a drink along the way. The sun was out in all its glory today and was the hottest day since arriving around 37 degrees. We spent the rest of the afternoon chilling at the house, a few drink with the girls and relaxing before our trip to mossel bay with Garrett and Craig tomorrow :)