Monthly Archives: December 2011

Hats off to the SPCA

It involves my neighbour … again !!!   But kind-of indirectly .. My neighbours, who I complained about a couple of months ago,  with the two large dogs locked up in the small back garden, are away on holiday and have left … Continue reading

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Umbrella thorn trees

We, as children, always called these trees  ‘umbrellas trees’, little did I know they are called Umbrella Thorn … as we were told on our game drives around Leopard Mountain. Naturally, they had to be photographed … they reminded me so much of the … Continue reading

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As the sun sets …

… on yet another day in which I haven’t done a post on my blog … here is one the many sunsets I took at Leopard Mountain Game Lodge

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Drakensberg Canopy Tour

More pics from the Canopy Tour :   I must add tho’ that the tour is video’d and available for purchase afterwards.  The videographer was useless !!   The video was ok although the quality is pretty poor.  Another CD was supposed to … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday :

Leopard Mountain Game Lodge, KwaZulu Natal For more Wordless Wednesday contributions go here and here

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Our private dinner at Leopard Mountain

Filled with candlelight, a chandelier hanging from a reed ceiling,  a boma just for two, hubby and I were spoilt to a private dinner at Leopard Mountain Game Lodge … exactly a week ago today 🙂  A meandering candlelit pathway through a forest … Continue reading

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I’m back !!

Hubby and I came back from our trip on Friday – what an amazing week we had !!    The Drakensberg was cool and rainy especially at Champagne Castle Hotel which is situated up against the mountains overlooking the vast Champagne … Continue reading

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