The St. James of Knysna
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Expensive but worth it
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Drove from the stunning setting of Wilderness to the beautiful Knysna, where we are staying in the quaint St James hotel and they upgraded us to the Presidential Suite. The perks of travelling in low session. Wow the weather here is very different to rest of the trip. For the first time we have felt cold, which is lovely as we get to be find ways …
... play on the road, was Birds of Eden. I am not usually a fan of this type of zoo as they are often too commercial but this one was excellent. It is the largest free flight aviary in the world and has over 3500 birds of 280 species. I wonder how they do a census. I did buy the book that lists them all and I think we did a pretty good job of finding a good number of them. Photographing them was a challenge if they blended in with their ...
... higher, I was feeling quite nervous but there was no going back at this point. Luckily they started to play some music which actually helped to calm down a little bit.
When it was my turn I figured that there was no turning back. All the people that went before me did it so there was no space for regrets. I approached the jumping point with the help of 2 guys, I didn’t even look down when they started to count… ...
... ended in debauchery
, Ross was passed out at one point , throwing up the next and then wrestling the
barman all while others sang songs around a fire. Later it took Ash & I
close on 2 hours to get Ross & Jo back to there hotel because they had
forgotten where the stayed. It was a 5 min walk from our camp! To top it off
Ross remembered the access code to the gate when we got there!!
... containing peppermint schnapps on the bottom and amarula on top). We go to bed at 11 PM just as it starts to rain again. A steady light downpour becomes more heavy and sounds like machine gun fire as it hits the metal roof and echoes throughout our room due to our 6 m. (20 ft.) high cathedral ceiling. Occasionally the winds gust and sound like a roaring surf, just like what we had back in Coffee Bay, which helps us to doze off for the evening.