Old Thatch Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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It's not a great distance to Swellendam from Hermanus and unlike many other areas in the Western Cape there are a number of road choices. I think that this may be a result of needing paths to link various farming communities which eventually turned into nicely paved roads. We chose to make a rather circuitous route to take in the actual southern most tip of Africa at Cape Agulas where the Atlantic and the ...
When we arrived at Warmwaterberg, we spent the night in a 60’s style caravan - you have to see the photos! It was like travelling back in time, with the floral curtains and dated fittings! The seals in the windows were not quite as they used to be, however we put it down to natural ventilation. :)
We didn’t get into the hot baths until ...
... covered in graffiti.
Ronnie came in and didn't mind me taking a photo of him. He looks a little like Willie Nelson or Santa Claus, don't you think?
We had to add something to this fine collection. I can't afford to give up one of my two travelling bras so Chris decided on something that he could add - a Guelph Weliington Brewery's cap. See the boot?
... and then a clicking noise from Kirsty. We
stopped to try to find out what was wrong and ended up with me
driving and Mike walking alongside trying to hear what was wrong. In
the end we phoned for a tow truck at midday. We ended up sitting by
the side of the road and at 10 pm we gave up and went to bed. ...
... got some last minute supplies and headed over the National Park.
The setting up of the camp proved remarkably straightforward apart from the oversight that Dad’s new bed allowed absolutely no room for me (in what was advertised as a three person tent). “First and only issue - I hope” I volunteered to sleep outside on the foam. We had planned this weekend based on the weather forecast so I foresaw no problems.