Three Cities Alpine Heath Resort
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThree Cities Alpine Heath Resort Drakensberg Region
Wish we could have stayed here longer!! Great facilities!
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As soon as we left Kruger we were back into the poverty stricken areas. Tiny shack housing and no white people in sight. If you literally just came to Kruger you would have the most skewed view of this country. There is also so much “half housing”, where they literally build half a house and don't extend it until they have the money to do it so all the houses look like houses they've made for films or TV show sets.
We passed so many hitch hikers but ...
... to the wide open spaces and impressive scenery we have become accustomed to. The views became even more impressive as we approached the Drakensberg area. We past a huge expanse of water that turned out to be the Sterkfonetein dam, as we continued to the hostel we were surrounded by beautiful mountains. We arrived at our hostel which was actually a five star lodge that had cheap options for poor travellers like us. It was so lovely to step ...
Day 6 St Lucia to Drakensberg
Monday 8 September we departed 7.30am and headed towards the Drakensberg Mountains via the East Coast, travelling through Durban, the second largest city in South Africa with three million people. It was noted that half a million Zulus still live traditionally. As we were driving through Durban our guide said 'we will turn left here at the robots' – what robots we asked?? ...
... anything we had seen. If we had known how bad it was, we would have stopped at the hotel and hired a lift -- best to organize this in advance. But although we were guilty of undercarriage abuse, there was no major damage. (With 4WD no problem).
This carpark has a hut which is manned by Royal Natal National Park staff, and is the start of one of the best one-day trails I know of, known variously as the Chain Ladder or Sentinel or Mont aux ...
... I have my own pics, but just of one small part, so I rely on Google again -
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The place everyone stays is the Amphitheatre Lodge and Backpackers, a really nice one as ...