Protea Hotel King George
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A early start, car packed to the brim. Wilma as the youngest is squashed into the back, no place for a mouse! With great laughter and excitement we set off. The car shook the whole way.... From laughter! We met Josh and Jess in George and set off in convoy with ice cream cones and laughter. We could not believe our eyes.......... ...
Just up the coast from Mossel Bay is the town of Wilderness. It's a strange place, half wild forest, lakes and rivers, and half over-developed with holiday homes and guesthouses. Fortunately it's fairly easy to walk around and get out of town.
I stayed to the east of the town, in a small hostel/lodge. The sort of place you could just stay for several days relaxing, that feels a million miles from anywhere once the sun sets - no street lighting ...
... we didn’t see the point in paying for a day out to a place our bus ticket could take us to. We made the right choice too as when the girls returned they said the weather wasn’t great and they got a bit cold and bored whereas we’d had a day of blazing sun. The ranch provided pizzas for our final evening and we watched films as a house. Cat and I repacked our bags yet again and were all ready to head off to the big CT! Our bus wasn’t due ...
... squatting in the cave and set it up as a shelter for the homeless and used donations and his time to decorate it with old furniture and thousands of shells.
Back in the town I ventured up the gorge for which the backpackers had provided me with a pass for free entry from the backpackers. The main attraction for me was the hand-operated ferry, which was the only way to access the track further up the track to the ...
... I could not stop laughing.
The grand finale was a short ostrich derby where three workers climb on the backs of three different ostriches and race them down a raceway. Again, for the most part the birds ran the right way, but one started off running into a wall. Hilarious.
So, our stomach muscles hurting and our dreams fulfilled, we returned to Backpacker’s Paradise, watched the classic “Three Musketeers” ...