A good way of discovering South Africa off the beaten track although on the way towards Baviaanskloof I would have made a detour via the Southernmost ferry of the African Continent (Malgas), Witsand and via the other gravel roads towards Albertina instead of taking the whole stretch of the N2. Okay, it would take an extra day but worth doing it the next time Fiona and Dan. BTW love tour travel stories!!! Herman
Dan and I recently completed our longest road trip to date!
We departed early on Saturday morning & headed for Baviaanskloof approximately 630km from home. I made a deal with Dan that en route to Baviaanskloof I would not stop at farmstall’s apart from taking a leg stretch, toilet break or snack stop. I am proud to say that I managed to do just that. The trip was long & almost never ending, but think it was due to the excitement we had for the Leopard Trail that lay ahead, as well as the unknown as to where exactly we were going to be staying that night as the GPS was not picking up the exact location & there was no cellphone signal within the Baviaanskloof region.
After many memorizing long quite roads, passing through major industrial cities of South Africa (George & Mossel Bay), we turned right onto a…
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