Pine Lodge Resort George
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Outdoor pool
- Non-smoking hotel
- Swimming pool
- Microwave in room
- Non-smoking rooms
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Travel Blogs from George
The morning after our adventure in the Cango Caves in Oudsthoorn, we took the scenic Outeniqua Pass through the mountains to join the Garden Route (the 300km stretch which runs from Mossel Bay in the west to just beyond Plettenberg Bay in the east).
We arrived at Fairy Knowe Backpackers around lunchtime and we fell in love with the left surrounds of the 1874 farmhouse which overlooks the Touws River. We wanted ...
... g-meter was in another zone and had a 7.4 G-rating. The guys are scouring the rule book to see if they can lodge a protest just in case he is disqualified. (7.0 is the limit). 2:45 Break for wind. Weather check scheduled for 5:15. 3:30: Jacques hears his flight has been disqualified due to the G. He discusses his potential protest wth Allan Cassidy, a jury member, using the examples of variable g ratings on our plane but is told he has no case. Etienne ...
... zebras, cudu, tortoises, buffalo, goshawks, falcons, vultures, dung beetles and a jackal. The highlight if the drive was running into a large family of elephants, with numerous young elephants playing in front of the vehicle and then the whole family walking straight past the van, pretty much touching the sides of our vehicle. This was a great morning and a fitting climax to some amazing game ...
Wednesday 12th. Wilderness. We set an early alarm for this morning, and as soon as we looked out onto the reedbed there was an African Fish-eagle sitting on a post beside the river, a long way off but unmistakeable with a snow white head and neck above a chestnut body. We set out to walk the "Pied Kingfisher Trail" in the early part of the day before it got too hot. The trail guide leaflet says it should take 3-4 hours, but it took us from 8am to 3.30pm. It's only 6 miles but it ...
... you don't really know that much about it! Obviously I've picked up a lot of things in the past 5 years from Cheesy Phil, but that didn't really prepare me. Anyway I feel a bit more confident now and hopefully we will both do well in our current roles.
Will try and keep you updated along the way and will post a few photos when I get chance.
Hope all is well back home, and we are due back on 22nd April for a couple weeks to renew our visas. Keep in touch xx