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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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The Inter-continentals Arrivals and Departures

Posted on Sun October 15, 2017.

At this time of the year we await the arrival of the real 'long haul' summer visitors to Amohela ho Spitskop Conservancy. Within the next few weeks we shall greet some familiar old friends who make the long long journey to us.

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The Return-Flamingos, Enchanting, Magnificent, Mysterious.

Posted on Tue October 10, 2017.

They came for A Year and a Day, these giant birds dressed in royal attire, they follow no clock that we know nor can we predict their arrival but we can and do delight in their presence.

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Thinking Travel, Thinking Experiential Remoteness, Yet Accessible?

Posted on Sat October 7, 2017.

December HOLIDAYS December HOLIDAYS.
Bring the kids, the bicycles, the hats, binoculars, hiking boots, sun block and mosquito repellent and lots of laughter.

Those travelling as families today seek more of an authentic connection with the destination, themselves, the family unit, the environment, looking for those unique bucket list moments in iconic destinations. Time-starved and deadline-driven, today’s travellers seek a new kind of understated, unplugged and experiential remoteness that yet is accessible, where families can re-connect, talk together, play together, dance together, cook and eat together, go on a wheelbarrow ride together, or sit together under awesome night skies. Amohela ho Spitskop, one of the Last Quiet Places is just such a place.

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