Day 14: Why I love South Africa: Pilanesberg Part 2

Welcome to part 2.  In my previous post I related how we arrived at Pilanesberg and about a close encounter with an elephant. So after breakfast we decided to go on a game drive. For a full list of posts in this series please click here. Please remember to visit  this website for more information. Please do join…

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Day 13: Why I love South Africa: So many places to visit: Pilanesberg

In 2014 my sister, Karin, brother, Hawie, sister in law, Lindsay and I went to Pilanesberg  Game Reserve. It is close to Sun City in the North West Province. Lindsay is American and we wanted to introduce her to South Africa. We stayed in Safari Tents at the Manyane Camp. The first evening we arrived there…

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Day 12: Why I love South Africa: So many places to visit: Kaapse Hoop

Kaapse Hoop (or Kaapsche Hoop) is a misty town in Mpumalanga, South Africa. It is close to Nelspruit. I’ve visited this town only once but surely hope to be back soon! When you drive to this town you drive past plantations and the closer you get the more misty it becomes. Gold was discovered in the…

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