Lone Creek River Lodge
Travel Blogs from Sabie
Periode: september 2012
Dag 01: 26/09 Aanvang van de groepsreis om 08u30 – naar Panoramaroute – Lone Creek River Lodge
3. Reisverhaal ‘Classic’
Dag 1 Aanvang van de rondreis om 08u30 – naar panoramaroute
U wordt vanuit uw accommodatie in …
Travel from Cape Town (via Jo-burg) to Kruger National Park
Kruger Mpumalanga is a very small quaint airport with thatched roofs (no joke), only slightly bigger than Molokai airport. I like it a lot.
We are spending one night in Sabie, so that we can drive up to Graskop the following day and see the Panorama Route. Just before …
... 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 ...
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, ...
... thing he had been able to find that was of any worth were our two Ipod nanos.
As day broke we managed to drift off for an hour and then we got the receptionist to call the police. What followed was a painful two hours attempting to explain to two brain dead police officers exactly what had taken place and acting out the events for them because they couldn't understand the concept of items being taken out of our tent. No wonder crime rates ...