Travel Blogs from Pigg's Peak
... Planet seems to have changed its target audience. It used to be for the backpacker type of traveller and it would show the really basic and cheap places to stay, as well as the very local places to eat. It seems to have gone up a level, and now shows more expensive accommodation and the places to eat are very European...lots of talk of pizza, burgers and all that ****. A slap on the wrist for Lonely Planet there. Another thing we've noticed is that ...
... have to rent a car and drive.
This brings us to another recently recurring theme - the availability (or otherwise) of automatic transmission rental cars outside the US. During our walking tour of Pretoria, we took time to stop at a couple of car rental agencies and luckily found one that was expecting a suitable vehicle back that night and would be ready to for us at 7:00 a.m. next morning. In the course of our conversation we mentioned to the affable young ...
... hearty breakfast we set out on a horse-back safari through Mlilwane Nature Reserve where we were staying. My horse, Tellington, was very nice and placid and although I was nervous at first I eventually recalled all that I learnt from my cousin Emily and settled in quickly for a comfortable ride. We traversed the rivers and the plains, climbed hills and ventured through forests of the beautiful Swazi landscape. We saw plenty of impala, ...
... painted in the same cream & russet, half are derelict; the cream & russet peeling back to plaster and rust. Between them all is lush mown lawn. One expects to see a "Do Not Walk On The Grass" sign. Imagine if you will, the pastel cottages of a pretty Cornish fishing village, the landscape and raw industrial archaeology of Ironbridge Gorge, combined with the architectural integrity of an Art Deco Port Merrion. ...
... d'Avis pour notre Polo et non pour la Mercedes... oups, petit pincement au coeur auront nous encore des problèmes? On prend la décision de ne pas sortir le document d'Avis, et les officiels nous proposent un formulaire que nous remplissons et le tout se fait très facilement... Beaucoup mieux organisé, il faut dire que le Swaziland est très intégré à l'Afrique du Sud à plusieurs niveaux.
Nous arrivons finalement à Mbabane, la capitale de 60 000 individus, avec ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking