Alpine Inn

Montagu Street No 3, George, Western Cape, 6530, South Africa | Inn
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Travel Blogs from George

Giant kingfishers.

A travel blog entry by timellis99


... back to the cottage to relax a while. Later we drove in to town again and enjoyed a great Valentine/Birthday meal at the Pomodoro Italian restaurant. The place was buzzing, with numerous waiters scurrying hither and thither. I had a 500 gramme T-bone steak. I've just finished reading a book about how bad steak is not just for oneself but for the health of the planet in general, so feeling thoroughly ashamed of myself. But it is my ...

Little waterfall and big tree.

A travel blog entry by timellis99


... around the circular walk which was only a couple of km but it was rather dark due to the rain and I got eaten alive by the mosquitoes. It was lovely forest though - plenty of mature native trees, and we saw a whole party of Green Wood Hoopoes, big black woodland birds with curled red bills reminiscent of choughs. We stopped off in Wilderness town centre on the way back to book a table for a Valentine/my birthday meal, then back to the cottage to dry out our boots and nurse our ...

The pied kingfisher trail.

A travel blog entry by timellis99


... the reedbed, because it had a white rump. Whichever it was our bird guide lists it as uncommon, near-threatened and not quite even supposed to be in this area. It clouded over and there were a few spots of rain. Hurrah! I thought, and we got in the car and drove a long way down a bumpy dust road to a bird hide on a local lake called Langvlei. As is usual for bird hides in this country it was approached by a sinuous boardwalk through a reedbed. They just love their boardwalks ...

Back to work...

A travel blog entry by katesworldblog

Well we decided to take the job offer out here in South Africa, and are now living in the village of Wilderness, which is a beautiful place to live. We are working in George which is about a 15minute car journey. Work has been unbelievably manic for the first 3 weeks and we have seen some pretty stressful times, but we are hoping it will soon settle down. The cheese company we are working for had just started a new line in a supermarket and so the orders hit the roof. ...

Living on the Edge

A travel blog entry by mmkuhl


... back. Not knowing how deep the water was, we asked our tour guide Mike, who proceeded to plunge beneath the water and test it’s depth for us. (Such a dedicated guide). He said it was about 3 meters deep, enough space for us to jump. I guess I hadn’t gotten enough free falling out of my system that day because I ended up jumping off a rock about 2 meters high into the icy water. Once again I had to battle to catch my breath but this time it was almost ...


This inn, located on Montagu Street No 3, George, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding