Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Cavern in the Northern Drakensberg

Before hubby and I head off to the Midlands again for the weekend, this time for a family wedding, here are some more pics from our stay at The Cavern in the Drakensberg It was rainy, misty and chilly on our … Continue reading

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Walking in the Berg

Hubby and I arrived in the rain at The Cavern, Northern Drakensberg, from the Midlands.  It rained most of the night and by morning, even though cloudy, the rain had stopped.  We had had visions of spending most of the … Continue reading

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Old World charm in the Midlands

Three years ago, on the eve of Elaine and Bryan’s wedding, our two families gathered at Rawdons Hotel for drinks in the pub and patio.  It was a perfect way to meet up with friends and family members, some from … Continue reading

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The Junction at Nottingham Road

The weather forecast for the Drakensberg, where hubby and I were off to for the last two nights of our holiday, was similar to what we experienced in the Midlands .. chilly and rainy.  Hubby needed another book and we … Continue reading

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Misty Midlands of KwaZulu Natal

On our return from Umngazi in the Transkei, hubby and I stopped for a night in the Midlands. What a change in temperature from the hot and humid coast of the Transkei!! The Midlands was misty, rainy and rather chilly!! … Continue reading

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More birds, cows, kiddies and a sunset

Umngazi River Bungalows and Spa :   http://www.umngazi.co.za Sunday’s braai (BBQ) at the hotel, cold beer for hubby and my delish strawberry daiquiri    was calling !!!!    Making our way to the estuary after a 5km beach walk,  hubby and I came across a … Continue reading

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Seabed flora and pebbles

Umngazi River Bungalows and Spa : http://www.umngazi.co.za On our last walk on the beach, having encountered cows and more cows, a runaway horse, and birds, hubby and I discovered that the tide was very low and attempting a ‘sea crossing’ … Continue reading

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