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Travel Blogs from Oudtshoorn
... the suits were taken off. I can now say iv been to the beach on christmas day and had a dip in the sea, the weather today was perfect. EVen for it being 10am you could feel the sun alot! I was just hoping i didnt burn my head again cause it got shaved the other night. The time at the beach was short lived as we had to get up the road and ready for going to Henry whites for lunch. John said he would rather just mong out ...
... most of us had already had breakfast and were standing around….soooooooo….. we decided that to give the sickie a bit of time and allow David a leisurely breakfast some of us went to do the shopping and come back for the sickie, David and some others who were in the lobby. One of the people who was waiting at the bus headed toward the restaurant and so Rick ...
... a few hours and the white goes clear - looks kinda wierd. We also had a lesson in making "Roostekoek"(?) a bread that is cooked over coals from the owner of our hostel. We drove up the crazy Swartberg Pass, (poor rental car!) - first gear all the way! We also went to a local game lodge and spent a well worth it 20 minutes one on one with their ...
... some very narrow passages..... scary :( i waited in the peaceful dark cave alone. We had some lunch at the caves before going to Garretts for a afternoon of beers in the pool :) bliss considering the 38 degrees heat today....no complaints tho. We then spent the evening with pizza in front of a film.... cant wait for next week to begin....i just hope it doesnt go too fast :(
... As you can see he passed calmly.)
There are many of the usual game, also smaller creatures. At one waterhole where you are allowed to get out of your car, we spent a lot of time watching tortoises. You need time for that. The park also abounds in dung beetles, but although there is elephant dung all over the roads (as a conservation measure for the beetles, you are asked not to drive through it, which is difficult) and we slowed ...
Other places to stay in Oudtshoorn
Cnr. Baron von Rheede and Van Der Riet Streets, Oudtshoorn | 4 star hotelfrom $81
PO. Box 370, Oudtshoorn | 1 star hotelfrom $57
5 Baron Van Rheede Street, Oudtshoorn | 4 star hotelfrom $84
Farm Voorbedacht Matjiesrivier, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, 6625, Oudtshoorn | 4 star hotelfrom $111
51 North Street, Oudtshoorn | 4 star hotelfrom $85