Protea Hotel The Winkler
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Up just before 5. Shower took a long time to get hot, didn't even get to turn cold tap in! Uh oh, thought this was going to be luxury! Didn't want to reminisce with the outdoor shower this morning, maybe when it's later in the day. Had sandwiches for breakfast, a first for me! They were surprisingly good, smoked chicken in one half and grated cheese, rocket and pesto in the other half. Do miss my Jungle oats though. Cuppa and diary ...
... having a terrible chicken dinner at wimpy only to find out on the way back to the Lodge that we passed an real nice Italien Restaurant in Hazel-view but made up having Tiramisu for Dessert there... then after a couple hours having digested the horrible wimpy chicken dinner making up and we ordered Salmon tagliatelle at the Toppolino Restaurant which was delicious.... early to Bed for 5AM ...
... to keep company with whilst on holiday. In fact we were so impressed with the venue that Mark & Mary decided to buy some timeshare at Sabie River Sands.
Some useless info for those of you who may wish to visit this area.
1) Tennis & Squash rackets can be hired at R10 each, you can purchase balls at the Pro Shop, but bring your own as they had sold out when we wanted to play
2) Jogging trail is 10kms, you have to walk or jog this as Mary tried to hire ...
... 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 ...
... to go out with Sophia, hearing her say she wanted to see animals and that she didn't want to go home.
We had one of the latest departures of our trip, leaving at 10 am and heading up to the Panorama Route. It was mostly cloudy, with occasional bursts of sunshine. We made a stop just past a tunnel to see a tufa waterfall and I made a good souvenir purchase, a wood carving of 4 ladies from a single piece of wood, ...