This weekend was another impromptu trip with no particular plan other than to camp. Call it the Friday itch,’ or the relentless urge to ‘pack up and go’ and to make the most of our weekend!
We decided to head towards the South Coast and to explore Lake Eland and the Oribi Gorge area. We packed our tent and gear and bundled the kids into the car once again.
Since we’d left late, we arrived late at Lake Eland and had little time before the sun would set. We were in a rush to set up camp and to get the fire going! But when we arrived at Lake Eland, I immediately noticed that though it was in a beautiful area, it was really not our idea of camping. The campsite overlooked a small dam and was right next to a large restaurant and playground. The campsites were divided up…
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