Everything you need to know about Bitterpan

Bitterpan

I love the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, it’s my favourite SANpark which is why you can expect to see a lot more blog posts featuring this magnificent piece of earth.

Today I am sharing everything you need to know about Bitterpan, one of the wilderness camps inside the park. I also featured this camp as one of my Top 5 Tented Camps in Southern Africa.

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5 things to do in Hogsback

5 things to do in Hogsback

Hogsback, a small village situated on the top of the Amathole mountains in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, is often claimed to be the inspiration behind J.R.R Tolkiens Lord of the Rings.

Driving up the narrow road into this mystical village it feels like you are transported into Middle Earth.

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My 5 Favourite Tented Camps in Southern Africa

Tented Camps South Africa

Not all of us are true campers at heart, which is probably why the “glamping” trend has made such a big impact on the travel industry over the past few years.  All over Africa, tented camps have popped up to satisfy this demand. Tented camps serve as the perfect solution for travelers who want to get close to nature but not give up the basic comforts.  You get a comfy bed and bedding without having to pitch the tent yourself.

The options range from basic to very luxurious, it’s up to you to decide how fancy you want to go and how much you are willing to spend.

Here are my favorite tented camps I have visited in Southern Africa:

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The Best of Augrabies

One of the benefits of living in a small town is that there is no traffic. I used to dread it when we lived in Johannesburg, it would takes us 2 hours just to get out of the city on a Friday afternoon when we wanted to escape for a weekend getaway.  Fortunately we don’t have that problem anymore. The open road was waiting for us and we took a trip to the Augrabies National Park over the weekend.

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