Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Around Graskop

While driving from Joburg to Kruger we stopped for an evening outside the town of Graskop.  It wasn't necessary in terms of getting from point A to point B as it's only a 4 1/2 hours away, but it was nice to break up the drive and see some of the natural landscape outside of the park.  There were a lot of waterfalls, beautiful vistas, and some natural rock formations.  It'd be a pity to drive through the area without stopping to see them.

We stayed the night at a place called African Silks, which is a silk farm outside of Graskop that has guest suites on the premises.  It was relatively inexpensive and very secluded.  I could definitely picture staying more than one night.  The back balcony of each room looked like this: