Protea Hotel The Winkler
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... Leaving the N4 we travelled a few Km on a rough road past very basic African housing in a traditional township, and on to Bongani Reserve. We swapped from the bus to 4WD safari vehicles and travelled 7 very rough and steep km to the lodge. Along the way we saw 3 elephants, a group of kudu, a lizard buzzard with an tree iguana in its claws, and a jackal buzzard.
The rooms and dining area of the lodge were magnificent and ...
... be seen of the surrounding low lands. We then came down from the mountains through a large number of pine plantations to Hazyview which was a surprisingly large town. The camp here was not fantastic as they had been doing a number of upgrades so the truck had to park in the carpark outside the newly constructed electric fence. This meant we actually had the evening meal in the car park ...
... milkshake of the holiday which was to be the order of the day for Mark &Tracy to discover the best of the best milkshake in the Lowveld. Traveled about 150km for the day through some great scenic roads. Back home to have sundowner drinks and cheese & biscuits, eventually braaing Spatchcock chicken and cheese & tomato braaibroetjies for supper and potato salad that Tracy had whipped up to ensure we all ate our salads. By the time we decided to eat we only ate ...
... 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. ...