Sheppard Boutique Hotel
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... with a huge amount to do and see (even with so long here, there are loads of places I've either rushed through or skipped over entirely). Yet somehow it's not somewhere I'll be rushing back to in the future - beyond Cape Town and the national parks, it's not a country that has really grabbed me. Looking forward to now exploring some of the surrounding countries, hopefully starting with Mozambique tomorrow.
... storm in the distance above the mountains, we chatted to the other guest over a glass of wine. He was a young lad who told us he was an insurance assessor and he was making risk assessments in the north of the country. We talked about safety in South Africa and he told us that he had been the victim of 4 armed robberies, 3 of which were car-jackings in which he got stabbed in the arm. I asked if he carried a gun and he admitted that he had a ...
... which was particularly special. Nomie did not share his enthusiasm. We were taken out to Tim’s favourite restaurant in all the world situated in a casino, which is modelled on a Tuscany village. It is called the Meat Company and does the bestest steaks the world has tasted and with a vodka and white whine sauce, it’s hard to beat. mmmmmm.
Our visit was perfectly timed as we got to go to their son, Connor’s, 2nd birthday party. he ...
... and we held onto one of those "lips" while the elephant tagged along behind us (with a keeper beside the elephant.)
Then came the elephant "ride"; Larry wasn't so sure about that experience but he willingly slid onto "Caspar" while Rox rode "Kitso". The first thing you notice is how wide they are; your feet are probably separated at a 60 degree angle. The next characteristic is how rough their skin is. If you had to ride one of these ...
(Operating note: We tried to post today (Wed, June 20) all of the blogs since our last one we posted from Johannesburg. We never had any Internet access at the Satara camp but it's available (at R30 for <= 30 minutes) here at the Lower Sabie camp. However, Travelpod wouldn't accept the password I've always used for accessing the "edit" function of the blog. We couldn't work around it and they really didn't have a technical support e-mail number but we ...
Other places to stay in Nelspruit
Cnr N4 & Graniet Street, Nelspruit | 3 star hotelfrom $66
Cnr Madiba Road & Koorsboom Streets, off N4, Nelspruit | Hotelfrom $89
15 Government Boulevard, Riverside Park, Nelspruit, 1200, Nelspruit | 4 star hotelfrom $179
30 Jerepico Street, Nelspruit | 4 star hotelfrom $69
Cnr. White River Road & Government Blvrd Riverside Park Ext. 1, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga 1201, Nelspruit | Hotelfrom $50
cnr Samora Machel Drive & Henshall Street, Nelspruit | 3 star hotelfrom $89
Roodewal 251 J.T., Nelspruit | Hotelfrom $45