Three Trees at Spioenkop
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Three Trees at Spioenkop Bergville
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... and drove back to the backpackers through torrential rain, strong winds and complete silence. Our bad South African luck was becoming a joke now. At the guesthouse we moped about waiting for the owners to get back, hoping they would offer some advice, if not, something else for us to do! We waited and waited, watched a movie on the iPad (Wolf of Wall Street - great movie) and waited some more. When they arrived back it was ...
... aside from 2 Girl Scout troops. For most of the 6hrs, it was just me and the bush. I probably covered ~18km and felt sore for days after. It was a belated reminder I'm no longer an 18-21 year old in the army who didn't need sleep and could hike 32km overnight with rifle and pack. I spent the next day recovering from the ordeal and went to watch another bird of prey show which was better than the one I'd watched before. The trainers have a pack of dogs (English pointers and ...
... asked the dude where the thermostat for the air conditioning was, he said it was in the bedroom. We thought that was good, at least it would be cool for sleeping. Couldn't find it until I looked up and saw only a ceiling fan. We can open the windows, but there are no screens. I wasn't too keen on sleeping with all our windows wide open and waking up with a monkey in our bed or a large snake in our bathroom. (or anything else for that matter, ...
... was disappointed that not only were the police disinterested but also they refused to keep hold of the dogs, so we kept them overnight in a building the other side of the workshop and gave them food and water, ready to be taken to the RSPCA the next day. All the dogs were in poor condition covered in cuts and grazes and with weird lumps and marks all over. They all looked skinny as well.
... nod along, very aware he's taking me very near my intended destination. Say one thing for travelling through Africa on your own. Say it teaches you to be open-minded (and patient, and have a very flexible sense of personal hygiene).I eventually make it to the Drakensberg, firmly ensconced in small town South Africa, surrounded by farmland and a few houses with very little security. The hostel has a sauna and a jacuzzi though which is ...