Sunday lunch at Emily Moon Restaurant overlooking the Bitou River outside Plettenberg Bay turned out to be a very positive experience. We were lucky enough to still get a table at short notice. They offer a selected set menu for Sunday lunch at a very reasonable R135 per person (3 course). Starter choice of: Greek salad (with a twist), Prawn...
Whilst on holiday on the Garden Route, we decided to take a two day holiday within our holiday to spend time at Trogon House and Forest Spa. This little gem is tucked away in the forest at the Crags, east of Plettenberg Bay, just down the road from the Elephant and Monkey Sanctuaries. How to describe Trogon: small, intimate, tranquil,...
Buffelsdrift is situated 7 km’s from Oudtshoorn, en route to the Cango caves. Accommodation consists of 25 luxury tents overlooking the natural waterhole. They offer bush safaris, an elephant experience and horse riding. The property consists of 3 000 ha and includes mountain zebra, hippo, springbuck, black wildebeest, gemsbok, giraffe, reedbuck and a variety of birdlife. On arrival, we were...
During November 2010 I was in the fortunate position to accompany my husband on a business trip to Oslo, Norway for a week. During November Oslo is not exactly a good time for a tourist but for a perpetual traveller, any time is a good time. We flew via Frankfurt, arriving at a temperature of 14°C, quite manageable, but 1:35...