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Travel Blogs from Oudtshoorn
... I've never seen anything quite like it. And as we got closer is was exactly as it had looked from a distance, there is nothing not picturesque about this place, We are blessed to be staying in the most amazing townhouse at the end of the Main Street and I'm so excited to get to wander this quaint town tomorrow, I haven't even been here more then a few hours and yet I already have fallen in love with this place. Can't wait for ...
... some “monkey chow” (corn grain sort of food thing). We then went and watched as the duikers slowly got over the fear of us, then the bricks, then the smell! But ultimately they did like it and licked about a third of the brick when we went back to take it out of the enclosure. Result...hopefully something will come out of this project if nothing comes out of the last!
Our last day was allowed to be a ‘fun day’ as it was ...
... 8217;t we in a backpackers? We ended up meeting them shortly thereafter as I was curious. They’re Swiss and kitted out an old, green VW Transporter for long-term travel. They’ve travelled from Switzerland in this old beast, now painted with African animals and flags of countries they’ve traveled through. www.enafrique.ch
Our dining wasn’t all shabby though. We tried ostrich egg for the first ...
Day1 - Craig our host picked us up around 11am, we stopped at the shop for essentials before heading to Oudtshoorn. The climate changed and even though it wasn't too sunny it was still warm. We stopped at the house first to drop our things off. The house is lovely and huge, our room is great and it really feels like home. Craig then took us to the ranch were we had dinner and looked around before having a tour by one of the guides at the park. We then met back up ...
... Post Box, and there’s nothing more worrying than lying on your back with an entire mountain just sitting an inch from your nose.
From the caves the road wound its way down the mountain streams until we reached a hotel with a bar and a swimming pool. I was filthy and sweaty and it was easily 35oC so I plunged in without a second thought. Unfortunately there was still another 15km to go to get back to town ...
Other places to stay in Oudtshoorn
Cnr. Baron von Rheede and Van Der Riet Streets, Oudtshoorn, 6620, Oudtshoorn | 4 star hotelfrom $81
Baron Van Rheede Street, Oudtshoorn | 1 star hotelfrom $57
Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn | 4 star hotelfrom $84
Farm Voorbedacht Maatjiesrivier, Oudtshoorn, Western Capeq, 6625, Oudtshoorn | 4 star hotelfrom $111
Northstreet 51, Oudtshoorn | 4 star hotelfrom $85