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. ...
... in and answering the phone etc if they all go to the pub to watch the game, in return for some money off the room. Oh well, its better than nothing, could use all the money off possible if we are going to be here awhile! Paul dropped us off at Spar to use the Laundry Matt, put the wash on, then next door to the Irish pub (they are like a disease!) for lunch! It was packed all ready with people preparing for the game, plus loads of bikers called Misty Knights...not quite ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility