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When the White Storks return to South Africa

Posted on Wed January 10, 2018.

White Storks arrive in South Africa from Europe in December or January and are with us for just a few weeks, often in large flocks numbering hundreds, here at Amohela ho Spitskop Conservancy they are usually accompanied by Abdims Storks too.

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Come Stay in a Dwelling where 200 million year old sandstone enfolds you.

Posted on Sun January 7, 2018.

Imagine EASING into 2018 and dreaming of your POT OF GOLD in an awesome dwelling for just two people, built from 200 million year old sandstone.

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A Beautiful African Winter in the Eastern Highlands

Posted on Sat December 16, 2017.

A stunningly beautiful slightly misty morning from the Look Out on our
Spitskop Mountain, right here in the Eastern Highlands of the Free State.

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Awesome!!! Following the Footprints of The Porcupines

Posted on Sun November 26, 2017.

Today I followed the awesome footprints and paths made by some of our many Porcupines here at Spitskop. It was an AMAZING INTERESTING learning curve, how these beautiful gentle vegetarian creatures with little stumpy legs attack the steep rocky surface, coming all the way down......then going all the way back, in the dark hours of night, for they are night creatures.

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Where the Wild Things Grow

Posted on Wed November 1, 2017.

The awesome SkyWind Self Catering Cottages are built on a ridge with views over the scenic Eastern Free State to the majestic Maluti Mountains beyond, the view from the king size beds across the vast, quiet landscape creates a magical morning wake up experience.The open plan spaciousness, with beautiful pampering baths and enclosed sandstone shower and toilet, a fully equipped kitchen, a weber braai on the patio-with-a-view, all come together to define this awesome dwelling place for just two in indulgent quietness, space and luxury.

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