Monthly Archives: July 2013
The entire town of Pilgrim’s Rest was declared a National Monument in 1986 as a living memory of the early gold rush days in South Africa during the late 1800’s / early 1900’s.
Restored to its former glory, the Royal Hotel offers guests a unique taste of late Victorian style accommodation; richly decorated bedrooms, with antique brass beds, washstands and Victorian ball & claw baths.
As if traveling back in time.
I (Ellen) took this beautiful picture.
Blyde River Canyon is the third largest canyon in the world and one of South Africans most outstanding natural sights. Picture above is of “the Three Rondavels”, enormous rounds of rock with pointed grassy tops that look like giant huts … Continue reading
Our timing to visit Kruger was not so good because of South African school holidays and all the campsites in the park were fully booked. On the other hand it is rather entertaining to watch the South African’s put up … Continue reading
Always hoped to come across a Bateleur perched on a branch and there he was!
Swaziland is a beautiful country in more then one way and the most important aspect being that no one is begging for anything, what a pleasure! In Lesotho we met the ultimate of beggars, a shepherd on top of … Continue reading
According to the brochure Malolotja is an unspoiled, rugged, true wilderness area with excellent hiking trails. We took their word for it.
Never before seen a rhino with all fours of the ground. Picture taken by Vincent of course.
At Mlilwane we were more fortunate with the temperatures and enjoyed a 4 hours walk. See some pictures below.