River Glen Country House

P. O. Box 604, Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Underberg


A travel blog entry by alexobt

People often say to me: "Wow, you're travelling through Africa! Alone! Camping! And hitch-hiking! You must be really brave! And good-looking!" Now before I modestly shrug off these compliments, let me first say that that they're definitely true. Yet what I've found more helpful for this trip is not my undoubted courage, my excellent sense of humour or my impressive physique; rather it's actually a sensible old-fashioned enjoyment of reading. I've ploughed several dozen books onto my phone, ...

The Panoramic Beauty of the Drakensbergs

A travel blog entry by donnajimtravels

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... never getting overheated yet trusting the nice weather will stay with us. Coming from Halifax, we have never seen a 3-day forecast that predicts '0% precipitation'. It's going to be hard returning to our work lives in Canada, staying indoors most of the day and squeaking in a bit of physical activity if we are lucky. Thankfully it will be springtime, with the promise of warm summer evenings just around the corner.

Kingdom In The Sky

A travel blog entry by parleusted


... these conditions all year round.

Returning to the top of the pass, we stopped at Sani Top Chalet, that proudly claims to the highest pub in Africa. From the outdoor deck of the the pub, one has a panoramic view of Sani Pass and the basalt summits that look like buttresses. A Jackal Buzzard perched on a rock by the deck and for once we could literally enjoy a birds-eye view just as a bird would.

It had just started to ...

Sani pass

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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... I have to add a T shirt on my face and I worry that Roman will suffocate because he is hiding under a ton of blankets, or that Fabyan will get cold because he keeps throwing his covers around, or that we will die from a gas leak as Roman had mentioned it from a movie he saw (or real people he heard about?? I can’t remember), I keep thinking: wao, for a lodge at this altitude, it is cheap indeed...I wonder if.... Why can’t I just sleep like ...

Barrier of Spears (Sani Pass)

A travel blog entry by farnie10


... the slightest hint of trouble.

A little after 5pm, and with the mercury now below 0, we arrived at the Sani Top Lesotho border. The Sani Top area was just a random assortment of sheds and thatch-roofed rondavels on a snow topped plain. I was due to stay the night at the Sani Top Chalet, which is perched on the very edge of the escarpment and boasts the "Highest Pub in Africa - 2,874m". Unfortunately I believe that recently a ski resort ...


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