Protea Hotel Clarens
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... chocolates and some gifts for friends back home. The Border of Oshoek was still a long way off and advice was that this was one of the busiest border posts into Swaziland, Now it was time to get serious about finding the quickest way there and the two-way radios were very busy between our "gadget loving bushwhacker husbands". This was a new toy for TK and he found every opportunity to call his mate a few meters away. Having not been to Swaziland since our ...
... this week and the Kids took over the church service. They all got up and stood at the front. We sang songs and some children read out some lines and then the YWAM people did a play. The projector with the songs on didn't work properly so it meant someone played their guitar instead for the kids to sings and dance along to and it worked so much better. It sounded great and most of the adults joined in with singing and dancing. The church was rocking. Then it was a braii ...
... to 2 sunbathing lizards and waited while we ate our lunch. We saw a few birds but sadly no rhinos. According to a few people we've spoken to, a lot of the rhinos in this reserve have sadly been killed by poachers. There are supposed to be white and black rhinos in the park, hopefully they were just hiding from us today.
While we were eating a watching, a butterfly flew into a spider's web in front of our faces and suddenly ...
... resurfaced but the contractor ran out of money. The original tarmac surface has been removed but not replaced so there are numerous potholes and loose gravel. It is known as the worst road in South Africa and has been like this for at least two years. And this is a main route! Onto the Golden Gate Highlands National Park, located in the Free State Park on the border with Lesotho. The Park consists of a series of sandstone valleys with complex and beautiful rock ...
... holidays and close to the weekend so there are
lots of internal tourists. There is the Protea Hotel but most of the lodging
come in the way of B&Bs and self-catering lodges. The Red Mountain House is
an eight-room B&B above Vito’s Italian Restaurant and a shop called
"Something Else". We asked for a room that faced the mountains rather than the
town square so we get checked into room #4. The outside walkway has ...