Protea Hotel King George
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The Karoo is a semi-desert natural region of South Africa. The western section is the Succulent Karoo, situated in a winter rainfall region near the Atlantic coast. Flat topped hills are highly characteristic of the southern and southwestern Karoo landscape. These hills are capped by ************* resistant dolerite sills. This is solidified lava that was forced under high pressure between the horizontal strata of ...
After picking up our rental car in Cape Town, we easily made it to the Garden Route along the Indian Ocean and spent the night in Mossel Bay. The guest house was beautiful and Petra, the owner was a joy. We had a nice dinner in town and breakfast the next day was wonderful with great food and a fabulous view of the bay. We were sorry we only were spending one night ...
... visited the interesting, but a bit shocking, Apartheidsmuseum and tasted a bit of the South African life. In the evening Miek was leaving and Marlinde and me prepared for Swaziland.
After less than a week, Swaziland went from "just a country I want to see because the name sounds so funny" to "one of my favorite places in the world", the weather was cold and rainy, but the people were amazing and the countryside was breathtaking.
We stayed in a backpackers place inside ...
tried to go for a walk but no where to go. watched the blacks pick up pecans.... they wait for them to fall as well and they are great dry roasted. another great breakfast - too much food!! on the road again in thru Swellenham to post back the keys to Jena and Louis that we had stolen. then up through the hills via the Tradouw Pass , then Barrydale cut little town in a gorgeous valley. Running out of petrol and Ladismith had no fuel at one and wouldn't take a card in the ...
... camel which means they can go without water for a long time… they eat small stones and other objects in order to help digest there food as they do not have teeth to chew up their food! The largest thing found inside an ostrich on the farm was a 1l coca cola bottle!!
After the talk we were showed to an incubation room where they keep the eggs. She showed us how they test if an egg is fertile and has a chick inside by placing the egg on a ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility