Category Archives: Drakensberg

Drakensberg landscape

Today was an indoor .. tea and homemade scones topped with strawberry jam and fresh cream .. yummy beef stew supper .. cuddle under blankets .. kind-of day.  It has rained the entire day.   Very light rain to a good soaking rain off … Continue reading

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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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Throwback Thursday : Memories and highlights – 1997

Sooo   …   let’s go back to some memories and highlights!   My last post on 1997 was Jeanette and Lance’s wedding in January.  After the wedding, we took my Mum, for a few R&R days, to the Mont-aux-Sources in the Drakensberg.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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My last walk-about and salute to breathtaking golden peaks

Final weekend of our fortnight holiday, in May … to Ballito, Midlands and lastly,  Champagne Castle Hotel  in Central Drakensberg I went for a walk-about in the afternoon … Potting shed it was … aviary it is now .. and filled with all … Continue reading

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Walking in the Berg

Final weekend of our fortnight holiday, in May … to Ballito, Midlands and lastly,  Champagne Castle Hotel  in Central Drakensberg Good morning majestic mountains !! It was a toss up between ziplining across the Blue Grotto Forest : Drakensberg Canopy Tour, which is … Continue reading

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A weekend at Champagne Castle, Central Drakensberg

Final weekend of our fortnight holiday, in May … to Ballito, Midlands and lastly,  Champagne Castle Hotel  in Central Drakensberg. Very pretty at this time of the year.  We’ve been to this part of the Berg on several occasions in mid-summer when everything … Continue reading

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