today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness
and every tomorrow a vision of hope”
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%
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
Graves at the top of Spionkop
The Burgher Memorial outside Ladysmith
Evening over the Midlands Meander
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:
She can be reached either via: www.ladysmith.co.za
or on her mobile 0722629669
Our Spionkop tour guide
Contact Lynette on:
036 4481 404 or 082 5730224
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