Lone Creek River Lodge
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June 15, 2015
Sabie, South Africa (Pr. SAW bee)
Traveling through Kruger Park was slow going. But once we left the park, you can drive up to 100 KM/hour. Not long after we left, we ...
... off to Long Tom pass. We drove for 21 kms and on the left-hand side of the road was a replica of a Creusot siege cannon. This monument marks the spot where, from 8 to 11 September 1900, two of these cannons were used for the last time by the Boer commandos against the British army. The cannons - with their long barrels - were nicknamed the "Long Toms" by the British forces. We stopped off here ...
... paved roads are called "tarred" roads) to get as much separation as he could. Seemed like we lost sight of any other headlights in 5 to 10 minutes.
There's no heat in Craig's VW microbus but we really weren't cold. Since we were protected by a windshield, side windows, and a roof, a couple layers of clothes were about all that was needed on a 10 degC morning. The people that traveled in those "game viewer" vehicles (extended Jeep-like vehicles ...
Day : 420
Temperature : 20 degrees
Weather : Mixed
Change of plans. We decided to come up to Sabie to see some of the awesome scenery in the area and take a trip into Kruger National Park rather than go straight to Mozambique, since we were actually in the area anyway.
And so the following morning, in FREEZING temperatures, we drove up to Graskop and onto The Pinnacle and God's Window. The landscapes were amazing, ...
... met by some very drunk and friendly locals who wanted to know who we were. Neither Craig or I could understand them and both the lady and man were carrying on two conversations with us so as you can imagine it was total confusion. We just drank, smiled and of course planned to go back after dinner.
The biker bar adventure after dinner did not fail to live up to our expectations. It was full of all sorts of people who we ...