Pilanesberg-Tented Camp February 18th 2011 We met Jane, Eric, Karen (Jane’s daughter) and Karens son, Gianni at Pilanesberg Game Reserve. We spent 2 nights there.
Jane and Eric had a tented camp set up for us. They are permanent canvas tents with wood front and doors. They used to be all canvas but the baboons kept tearing the doors open.
We had Impala, mongoose, baboons, guinea fowl and Yellow hornbills around our tent a lot.
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Africa » South Africa » North West » Rustenburg After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
Fred and I are from southern Utah, USA.
We are taking this trip to South Africa in February 2011.
We will be visiting the areas of Kruger Nat'l Park, Pilanesberg and Fred's family for the first 2 weeks. The last 2 weeks, we will visit the coastal areas of St. Lucia and Wetlands north of Durban, then on to Port Elizabeth and follow the Garden Route to Cape Town.... full info