On Saturday morning, we packed up our bags and said goodbye to the friends we had made at Sand River Hills Game Ranch. We were off to see a little more of South Africa...only this time we were only looking through a camera lens and not through a rifle scope.
After packing up the car and trailer, the Erasmus family put on their tour guide hats and began showing us the land they love.
Our first stop was in Modjadijiskloof. (Say that five times fast!) We were touring the Big Baobab tree at Sunland Farms. In case you are wondering what a baobab tree is, think back to Disney's The Lion King. It is the tree where Rafiki lived.
Only this one was bigger!
There is even an opening in the side of the tree.
There were copies of newspaper articles from all over the world posted at the gift shop...some dating back to a time before I was even born.
Once upon a time, they dated this tree to be 6,000 years old...with new technology they are now saying close to 2,000. Whichever it is, it is OLD and BIG. And it was a wonderful sight to behold! But I was even more staggered by the sights we beheld later that day. Come back tomorrow to find out where we went next!