Monthly Archives: June 2011

Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

I love, love … loved this place !!!   I featured the main lodge a few days ago, but now for the next/best part … our suite!!!  There are 6 suites and 1 family suite overlooking the Knysna Lagoon  – this was ours … Continue reading

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Storms River Bridge and a sleeping kitty …

.. on the edge of a gorge !! …  … where the Paul Sauer Bridge spans the Storms River, Tsitsikama along the N2 between George and Port Elizabeth A suspension bridge completed in 1958 and is about 120 metres high .. Most impressive … Continue reading

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Butterfly girl

Jeanette took Erin and Connor to a party on Sunday morning and Erin came back with the most beautifully painted butterfly face – Connor had had a tiger face but by the time we saw him he had rubbed it off … Continue reading

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Jeanette’s Birthday !!

Jeanette’s birthday didn’t turn out the way it was planned.   Our booking at a restaurant had to be cancelled as Bradley couldn’t stop vomitting this morning.  Lance had to dash him to doc who said it was a reaction to the medication for … Continue reading

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A snippet from the Isle of Man …

…  where hubby went on business this past week.   Wouldn’t I have loved to have gone too !!!   I would have explored more !!  He didn’t have much spare time but managed to see some sights and take some photos – I … Continue reading

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Skywatch Friday :

Looking towards the Heads between the Knysna Lagoon and the Indian Ocean – upmarket-view-forever-housing on the left and the unspoilt Featherbed Nature Reserve on the right      Tranquil waters of low tide on the Lagoon meets sea .. meets sky …. … Continue reading

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Elephant Hide Lodge, Knysna

I love, love, loved it here  …. at the family run Elephant Hide Lodge in Knysna … while holidaying along the Garden Route.   The staff are warm and friendly – it’s like home from home – we felt so comfortable here ….  would … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday :

Raining at Emily Moon in Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape For more Wordless Wednesday contributions visit here and here

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Thin clothes .. fat clothes and the girl with turquoise hair

This time last year I was wearing my ‘thin clothes’ and they were loose.  Now I’m wearing my ‘fat clothes’ and they are tight 😦   I would rather have this problem than what I went through last year with months … Continue reading

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Garden Lodge at Grootbos

As mentioned in my previous post, Grootbos has two lodges – Forest Lodge and Garden Lodge.   After our coffee at the Forest Lodge and a quick squizz around, we – hubby, his sister and I – drove along the fynbos … Continue reading

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