Dawson's Game and Trout Lodge

Address: Nelshoogte Area, Barberton, Mpumalanga, 1200, South Africa | 4 star lodge
 
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This 4 star lodge, located on Nelshoogte Area, Barberton, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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Travel Blogs from Barberton

Gold town

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary on Sep 15, 2014

15 photos

... were very
nice and easy to cross. We eventually arrive at the town of
Barberton, an old gold-mining town. The town was started in 1884 when
gold was discovered here. It only flourished for a short time until
gold was discovered in Witwatersrand and only the larger mines stayed
operating. The walk takes us around various places, the most recent
being the British Blockhouse built in ...

Barberton: After the Gold Rush

A travel blog entry by jkjohnson on Feb 06, 2014

2 photos

... futures afforded to them and their children. They are, of course troubled by the cronyism and corruption that is seeping into the political landscape. However, "the real problem of our nation" our Zulu man complained, "is not one of race but the failure of capitalism." Sadly, Stephen Harper, Christy Clark and big business are driving home this same cruel lesson in Canada. Today we will pick up fresh fruit, coffee and wine and venture into Kruger national park for five ...

ISimangaliso Wetland Park and Hluhluwe-Imofolozi

A travel blog entry by jkjohnson on Feb 05, 2014

2 comments, 8 photos

... worry that, given the recent increase in poaching, the wild population is threatened with extinction. We parked and let her walk within arms reach of the window while we snapped photos. We were close enough to see her prehensile hooked upper lip pluck up leaves and the ticks gorging in the crease between her hip and her leg. It was a thrill. We went on two beautiful beach walks. One took us along a long sandy beach where we wondered at the behaviour ...

Drakensberg; Into the Misty Mountains

A travel blog entry by jkjohnson on Feb 04, 2014

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... 000 San rock cave paintings as evidence of their presence. Sadly, the last sighting of these folks was in 1878. This region is part of a great system of mountains called the uKahlamba-Drakensberg Park. We are in the northernmost bit called Royal Natal National Park. It is 8 094 hectares of dramatic cutbacks, golden red sandstone buttresses, rolling high altitude grasslands, pristine steep - sided river valleys and rocky gorges. Not ...

Day 7 - Jackpot!

A travel blog entry by simonannals on Oct 10, 2013

4 photos

... on. Next we drove on at a decent pace until we came upon a large group of vehicles parked across the road. The must be something good! We pulled up behind, to see a pride of lions walking walking along towards us. There were in excess of 10 of them and they got within 10 feet of our car. WOW, the other cars started to turn round, I reversed back keeping pace with them and hogging the best spot, whilst snapping away. Eventually my progress was halted as ...