Back through a tunnel of time. Our KZN road trip, “old school”…

” Yesterday is already a dream ,and tomorrow is only a vision, 
today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness 
and every tomorrow a vision of hope”
Spionkop Lodge
One final look at our KZN road trip.
In a hint of sepia…
My wife at the Howick Falls…
and no, it was not REALLY that cold.

Lots of bikers going in both directions…coast-wards and inland
We bumped into them for most of the week that we were in the province

Carolyn at the Nelson Mandela Capture site.
A must visit for everyone
We were there on Freedom Day (a public holiday here in SA)

Got to love ’em goats…

In a land of faltering electricity supply,
gas is king

Early morning at Spionkop Lodge

Part of the South African war battlefields under dense early morning mist.
It would have been a similar situation on 24/01/1900

Spioenkop Game Reserve.
Young bull giraffe sparring

The reserve only has one of the “Big 5″…
so we saw 100%

Nguni cow…
Very special

Hamerkop at Spionkop

A good cup of coffee and a view.
Two of my wife’s favourite things

The cross at the top of Mount Alice

Artist Bruce Backhouse capturing the moment in pen and ink

Unfortunately for the British forces,
there was no bridge over the Tugela in 1900

Desolation 1

Desolation 2

Graves at the top of Spionkop

The Burgher Memorial outside Ladysmith

Evening over the Midlands Meander

Contact details:

Our first port of call in Balgowan on the Midlands Meander
The Falls self catering cottages.
Augustine Ave B&B in Ladysmith.

Great food in Ladysmith
Tel: 036 637 8163

Ladysmith tour guide:
Elizabeth Spiret.
She can be reached either via:
or on her mobile 0722629669

Our Spionkop tour guide
Raymond Heron
Contact Lynette on:
036 4481 404 or 082 5730224

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