Posts tagged: Klein Karoo

K is for Kirstenbosch, Kid of Doom and Klein Karoo

Ronnie's Sex Shop

K can be one of the tricky letters to fill for ABC Wednesday, but I was actually spoilt for choice in South Africa. For example, I would have liked to have written about Kipling who was an annual summer visitor to Cape Town.

Then there is the Kudu, the ubiquitous African antelope that tastes delicious! Or the beautiful town of Knysna where George Bernard Shaw had an unscheduled stay after he broke his leg in a car accident. Read more ›››

Klein Karoo and Route 62

Plettenberg Bay was no more than a stop over — a place to have dinner and lay our heads in the very pleasant Amakaya Backpackers with its en suite room, balcony terrace and tv in the room with the sports channels to catch the highlights of United beating City 2-1.

We breakfasted at The Lookout overlooking the bay and the group left fishing off the rocks. It was my first taste of the South African idea of the most important meal of the day that included steak and chips, as well as the usual bacon, sausage, eggs etc. Read more ›››