Monthly Archives: July 2013

Pilgrim’s Rest

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.

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The Royal Hotel, Pilgrim’s Rest

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.

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Nice pub, Pilgrim’s Rest

As if traveling back in time.

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True or False?

I (Ellen) took this beautiful picture.

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Blyde River Canyon

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

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Kruger National Park

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

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Bateleur Eagle

Always hoped to come across a Bateleur perched on a branch and there he was!

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