Sheppard Boutique Hotel
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... hidden in his car. He then dropped the bombshell, when he also said that he was currently awaiting trial for manslaughter. Apparently he woke up in bed and disturbed 5 African young men in his bedroom, one of whom tried to shoot him, but the gun jammed. He beat one of them twice over the head with an iron bar, who later died. Fantastic, just the story we needed to hear when I am trying to convince Jackie that South Africa is safe!! Song of the Day - Pride by ...
... the bird life when we were feeling the need for some luncheon. The table mountain cable car was closed on the evening due to a table cloth so we made a run up Lions head to see the sunset and all slept well after our action packed afternoon. Today Tim forgot his camera as we went on a stunning walk up to crystal pools which is a hike up a valley to three big pools which aren’t very crystally (the fynbos plants make the water look like tea... strong tea) ...
Then we moved onto the "highlight" of the canyon which is the Three Rondavels. These cylindrical, dolamite formations are shaped like African huts. We could see down on the Blyde Canyon Dam where we took the boat trip and viewed the Rondavels from the lower perspective. At this point, we were at an elevation of about 1800 meters (or higher.) (The highest point is a mountain call Mariepskop at 1944 meters.) We were ...
... it was but it might have been a snake. Anyway, Craid said that seeing a Servel is somewhat rare (especially in the daylight) and our "Cat Kharma" must be working well!
So we finished the afternoon watching the hippos play at Sunset Dam (along with some getting some close-up Yellow-Bill Stork and monitor lizard photos) and retired to our "family unit" camp for some of Craig's lasagna and a bottle of "Two Cubs" White wine (bought at the camp's store.)
The plan for today was to have Michelle’s cousin’s sister-in-law pick us up from Pretoria and drive us to Limpopo Province, north of Kruger National Park where we would stay for a few days. These plans fell through however so Toto arranged for us to catch a public taxi to Nelspruit where we would spend the night before hiring ...
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