Three Cities Alpine Heath Resort
Travel Blogs from Drakensberg Region
Today we got to sleep in a little, that was nice. After a leisurely breakfast, we went horseback riding. Through creeks and up and down hills, Tom loved it, it was a little out of my comfort zone since the horses had a bit of a mind of their own. But it was beautiful scenery, and fun to do something different. Linda Doerr has some …
Heading to the Drakensberg Range today... a beautiful escarpment that has gained World Heritage Status.
March 7... An early morning start in the bus, will drive about 8 hours today, back into South Africa. We passed a lot of sugar cane and pineapple fields. All the pineapple is exported to Brittain. We also passed a lot of little villages. They …
... and funky bruises on my legs now from the straps.
We made the most of the rest of our day at the hotel, using the pool, playing scrabble on the terrace and having afternoon tea (since when is qi a word?!).
We headed up to the Ampitheatre backpackers and met up with James and Hermione (our friends from med school who are doing their elective in Manguizi, near Swaziland) and went ...
Today we had the chance to hike in the Drakenberg. Dale went for a hike with 2 others in the nearby Natal Park along the river gorge to a beautiful set of cascades and waterfall. They climbed up on a large rock called Lookout Rock to admire the 360 degree views. It was a difficult decision to leave such a magnificent spot. David went on the all day tour to the Amphitheatre which involved a 2 hour drive to ...
... an interesting drive on the R74. For many kilometres this road is a construction nightmare, but with no work going on. People were weaving back and forth between the "temporary" roadway and the unfinished new road, trying to negotiate huge potholes and ridges, and playing chicken when a relatively smooth stretch appeared. The story is that a contractor won the bid, subcontracted it to someone who couldn't complete the work, and now there is ...
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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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