Palms Wilderness Retreat
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- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Outdoor pool
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For my 60th birthday I made a plan to spend 6 days traveling along the Garden Route to celebrate my birthday. It was also an opportunity to better understand what is along the Garden Route and what would be done differently on my next trip along the same route.
A number of overnight stops were planed to break up the journey from Cape Town until we reached our final destination of Knysna - the total distance from Cape Town to Knysna is ...
... well throughout my time in Africa and would argue that meals here tend to be on the larger size.
All of that food may have not been the best choice because the next day I SANDBOARDED THE DRAGON. And yes, I think the end of that sentence did warrant caps lock for added emphasis. The Dragon is the longest dune in South Africa at 332 meters and is renowned for its amazing sandboarding experiences, which I wanted, nay needed, to do as soon as ...
... out angry or upset. It’s a good feeling, one I wish I could keep with me all the time. But that’s just not life. 216 meters below is though. So you hop over to the edge with the help of 2 of the staff. I looked down, turned to John and said “Yeah I don’t think I want to do this”. He wasn’t having any of it. So I turned to the other guy and really tried to reason with him. Before I knew it they were saying 3,2,1, BUNGY ...
We walked to the start of a nature reserve where there were loads of different walks you could do. You had to pay an entry fee though. The walk there was free so we just walked back. Had a walk down to the beach but it was too cold to get the bucket and spade ...
... is about 16km's outside of Citrusdale we spent some quality time in the hot tubs and then lolled in the hot pools. We relaxed the weary limbs and generally had fun floating around in the hot water. We had dinner that evening at the Macgregor Restaurant at the Baths which was really enjoyable.
Reminder for the Baths: You need to take your own towels with you as they do not supply this luxury. Sorry faces from the ladies and lots of explaining that we were ...