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  • The Western Cape After a night in the pleasant little town of Bredasdorp, we headed down to a lovely coastal village called Arniston, before continuing to Cape Agulhas, the southernmost point of Africa. Posted by Honeymayning in Honeymayning | Jul 16, 2017
  • Southern Circle: Day 128 June 2017 I was up at a ridiculous hour because we had to be at the NOMAD office by 6.30am. I received a packed breakfast from the hotel – cereal and yoghurt, toasted cheese sandwich, fruit box, bottle of water, Posted by MissWalker in Jen's Journey | Jul 3, 2017
  • Maloti Route to Garden Route After leaving Witsieshoek we drove to the beautiful little village of Clarens. We travelled along the Maloti Route, which skirts the Northern Drakensberg near the Lesotho border. On the Posted by Honeymayning in Honeymayning | Jul 3, 2017
  • Well, Air Zimbabwe won’t be getting anymore of my business!So this airline sells these flights as “direct”, knowing full well that they are going to end up combining them with other flights to other small towns to pick up more people. They give a set time of departure, Posted by Pelham Family in The Pelham Adventure | Jul 3, 2017
  • Cape Town: Day 428 June 2017 Overnight there was heavy rain. I could hear the rain against the window and thought the chances of a lovely day to visit the gardens weren't good but the weather cleared to a cool sunny/overcast day. We started the Posted by MissWalker in Jen's Journey | Jun 30, 2017
  • 24 Hour Train Ride?! Whose stupid idea was THAT?!Well, when I was planning this trip I tried to put in a little of everything…safari, road trip, big cities, small towns, touristy stuff, off-the-beaten-path places, up-scale and “roughing it”. I thought an epic train journey across the country Posted by Pelham Family in The Pelham Adventure | Jun 29, 2017
  • 19thSpent morning walking at Robberg nature reserve - a peninsula east of Knysna, with cape fur seals. Saw lots of dassies (hyrax) - cross between large guinea pig and Fozzie bear. Then went to Knysna Elephant park, where Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 18, 2015
  • 20th SepSpent day walking in Goudveld forest- most of the south of South Africa was once forest, and a fair bit of indigenous forest remains around Knysna. Went out to Knysna Heads. [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/901485/large_722big-tree.jpg caption=Bi Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 19, 2015
  • 21st SepRelaxing morning. Left the lovely Villa Paradisa and went on our boat trip to the Featherbed Nature reserve. Nice views of the"lagoon" and the headlands/beaches. Saw agama - chameleon lizard. Moved on to Oudtshoorn in ostrich country. In Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 20, 2015
  • 22ndGot up very early and went off in search of meerkats... [img=http://photos.travell Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 21, 2015
  • 23rd sepWell, I've now seen my top 5 for South Africa.... I booked us on a whale-watching trip, knowing fine well I'd be horribly sick for 2 hours, but thought it was the best way. We went on a Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 22, 2015
  • 24thWalked around beach at Pringles Bay / Hangklip lighthouse. Then we drove to Stellenbosch, to the Postcard cafe, whch had been recommended by some locals we met in Knysna. Did some wine-tasting in the sunshine, which was nice. Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 23, 2015
  • 25thLast full day. We tried to go up Table Mountain first thing, but it was shrouded in cloud, so we went to the K|irstenbosch botanical garden instead - very pleasant. Then we went down the Cape peninsula a Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 24, 2015
  • Last dayHome now. Last few pics attached for the sake of completeness.. [img=http://phot Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 25, 2015
  • Thurs night/ Friday morningStill at Kapama River lodge in Kapama reserve. Swam in cold pool. Leaving here tomorrow morning. Trackers and Guides are really good. Our Tracker is called Freddie, - and one of the biggest male lions Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 10, 2015
  • 12th Sep Left Kapama Game Reserve and drove through Kruger National Park - saw lions, rhinos, elephants and lots more, including some nice colourful birds and a fish eagle. Found a sausage tree (zoom in to see early stage "sausages"). Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 11, 2015
  • 13th?On morning game drive, saw pride of lions, hippos, crocodiles and a porcupine. Very cold and windy today. One last game drive this evening and then we'll be leaving early for a long drive to the Drakensburg mountains. Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 12, 2015
  • 14th SepLong drive, but very varied landscapes and not much traffic, so quite a nice journey. Staying in a cabin at Royal Natal National Park. [img=http://photos.travellerspoint. Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 13, 2015
  • 15thWoke up to fantastic views of "the Amphitheatre" (mountains). Walked Otto's trail, fairy glen and the route to Sunday falls, although we never actually found Sunday falls (perhaps because it isn't Sunday). Had barbecue supper - bit of a Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 14, 2015
  • SixteenthGot up early to walk in the better light and cooler temperature. Walked for about 3 hours - some of the national park trails. Used my "picnic snake" (we'd been told to buy plastic snakes to keep monkeys Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 15, 2015
  • 17th Long road trip from Drakensbergs to Oviston via !Gariep Dam. [img=ht Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 16, 2015
  • 18th SeptemberMore travelling. Had lunch at Graaff Reinet and briefly visited Camdeboo National Park to break our journey - lots of orange flowers and a few ostriches. Drove up to the viewpoint for the "Valley of Desolation" - it Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 17, 2015
  • Day 2Arrived safely. Long drive to Blyde River Canyon area. Great place. Photo from journey attached. More later. Tim a bit disappointed, as it was 8 degrees and driving rain when we arrived and he had Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 5, 2015
  • Day 3Wanted to see the best view in the whole of South Africa from "God's Window". Unfortunately, the cloud was a bit too low, so despite us driving up to God's Window three times, God never opened the curtains.. Visited nice Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 5, 2015
  • Day 4Hot and sunny. Visited the Endangered species centre - cheetah project. Lovely (captive) meerkats beside the cafe. Stopped for a drink beside old Baobabs in Hoedspruit. [ Posted by JoyWhinney in Adventures by JoyWhinney | Sep 6, 2015
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