Three Trees at Spioenkop
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... deer), so they're not exactly harmless to humans! All of this helped me understand my feral parrot in Singapore a bit better. I must teach that parrot a thing or two when I return. The other thing I did was to watch the Drakensberg boys choir. The choir is ~100 strong and looks like it's a primary and secondary school open to kids who can sing. Watching the choir gave me one of the few pangs of homesickness I've had in this trip so far. It wasn't the normal "oh I miss ...
... and believe that evil spirits hide in corners. We crossed bac into South Africa, same deal, customs office on the way out of Swaziland and again on the way back into SA. The first town we came to was called Dundee. This was settled by a Scottish guy named Peter Smurf in 1882. They got a railroad in 1889. The same year, the Boer war was started in this town. There is a lot of coal here, 2.7 million Tonne of high quality coal still lays ...
On to Thendele Camp in the Royal Natal national Park, in the northern Drakensberg. More spectacular country. Did an hour's horse riding - Colin could not quite decide which is more uncomfortable - whether on a horse back for an hour or a camel's back for an hour (when in Morocco a few years ago!). I enjoyed it! Had our first braai (BBQ) under watchful eyes of our baboon ...
... plateau that makes up the mountain kingdom of Lesotho. The waterfall is less memorable - as it's the end of the dry season it's more of a water-trickle. At least there's still a bathable pool at the top, the temperature as bracing as Forrest Gump's leg supports. The views are the usual - canyons, forest, plains, rivers blah blah blah. The only thing more boring than doing a hike is writing about it. Or possibly reading that write ...
... three out already in random people's hands and tried to push one in mine which was supposedly a 'big softie' as it had 'only bitten him once', I started to feel distinctly uncomfortable.
In the evening we stayed in a basic cottage in the countryside which was nice. The only minor hiccup was that the booking site hadn't informed them we had paid a deposit and were arriving. No worries though as the only cottage in use was being used by the owner's children anyway.