Protea Hotel The Winkler
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... our fellow Germanic travellers either did not understand…or did not approve of our smutty allusions ……not even a smile was cracked!!!
Dinner was delicious…and the day’s spectacular travel and sightings were capped off by an a capella performance of 3 or 4 songs by the entire hospitality staff….great harmonies. What a spectacular finish to another very exciting and stimulating day of travel!!!! ...
... looking around. For about 15 more minutes the dance continued. Three more buffalo approached the single lion aggressively, he retreated. Finally, the large male buffalo appeared bored. He stomped as though to say to the lions, you do not have a chance with my herd. They took off........... It was fascinating to watch from our large open jeep. Our group of thirteen, divided between two jeeps, have now been on three drives into the Bush and one ...
... the factory. Unfortunately this was a 3km dust road which we decided not to tempt on our bikes. We then ventured onto Graskop where we stopped to view the big swing. No one was swinging so we went to find the famous Harries Pancakes to once again taste the local milkshakes and the pancakes. From Graskop we headed off to the Sabie Vally Coffee Farm, where we missed the tour as this is only conducted on Wednesdays from 14h00. Great place to stop and have fresh coffee and a ...
... 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 ...
... for Eden at the time and a heartwarming story still.
Perhaps the saddest tale in enclosure 2 was that of Cozy, the Crazy Chimpansee (and I mean this in the best way!) When our group arrived on the lookout deck next to the enclosure, he soon came charging in, hurling a rock at us (against the fence of course). Totally excited: hairs raised all over his body and walking upright. Quite an impressive sight and testament to the earlier warnings that you ...