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Birdwatching For White Storks | The Best Place To Stay

Posted on Sun March 10, 2019.

In summer, from around December when the White Storks, Ciconia ciconia start to arrive, through to mid and sometimes even late March, before they start their epic journey of some 11700 kilometres back to Europe, the White Storks visit us in great numbers, seen in fields and following the plough.

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The Best Romantic Getaway In The Eastern Free State.

Posted on Sat March 9, 2019.

SkyWind Cottages, designed to fill a unique niche in our self catering accommodation, are without a doubt the best romantic getaways in the Eastern Free State. In today’s busy, noisy, hectic pace of life, many couples seek accommodation for just two, where they can spend time with each other in solitude and privacy.

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The Best Family Getaway In The Eastern Free State

Posted on Thu March 7, 2019.

Are you looking for the best family getaway in the Eastern Free State, a self-catering cottage with loads of space, awesome views, seldom found privacy and seclusion, remote yet accessible, that touch of something special?

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We thought they wouldn't come........

Posted on Wed February 20, 2019.

The white stork ciconia ciconia, that beautiful soaring bird of myth and fable, one of our absolute favourite birds here at Amohela ho Spitskop, and we await their arrival from Europe each year with excitement and anticipation. However a prolonged drought with very little rainfall here in the Eastern Free State seemed that, for the first time in many years, we would not be visited by any White Storks this year when they began their South Africa pilgrimage in December..January....and we were sad sad sad......

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Greeting the Sun

Posted on Thu January 24, 2019.

When resident locally the awesome Secretary Birds stand atop their tree roost and greet the newly risen sun.
Stretching and preening with amazing balance they ready themselves for the flight back to earth & another day of hunting ........

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