Protea Hotel The Winkler
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... rewarded with an abundance of Wildlife..... (See pictures) We left the Park about 100 km to the north at the Phabeni Gate heading back to the Bee Eaters Farm and had an early Dinner at an nice little Cafe halfway back. The Food here is excellent and everybody is very Friendly and accommodating , the South Africans make you really feel very Welcome. We retired early being tired having seen so much and driving 200 miles on unpaved ...
We have done it all this trip. Mary and Tracy drove up on the Friday and Frans and Mark rode up on the motorbikes as in this part of the country you need to be mobile on bikes for all the stunningly beautiful rides and of course the twistIes. Friday evening was your typical 1st night where we had to try and finish all the available alcohol but despite trying very hard we did not succeed. Braaied steaks for supper with sauces, all very yummy.
Saturday arrived and we ...
... 8212;turns out the 90 min ride took us back to about 10 min from the airport! Nice hotel—it is connected to a very upscale shopping mall with pilates center, craft shops, nut store—macadamias are grown here—knife store, interior design, etc—great dinner at a Pub—then off to bed.
Going to Kruger game park tomorrow for the last leg of our trip. We’re hoping to see a rhino or two ...
... br> But with a viewpoint called 'God's Window' just down the road from 'Wonderview', you really have to go and look at it. And with the Blyde River Canyon another 20km north it really is a place of spectacular scenery.
The canyon was stunning - the viewpoint at the 3 Rondavels was worth spending some time at, and not for the first time we gave thanks that we were visiting in the quiet winter months as we had the place to ourselves. ...
... s but funny anyway! We grab our washing and some drink for later, its JP's birthday tomorrow so everyone's coming back to the hostel after the game. Tidied up Nikki's dreads for a while- mine are a state as well! Everyone went out but nothing happened. Just sat, drank, chatted to an American girl called Sara, she lives in Spain and is just on a 20day trip here! Hectic! About 7pm after checking two people in the dorm and one phone call, Sara was going to go and get some ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility