The Epic, Part 5 – Hazyview to The Waterberg


After our time in Hazyview and the KNP, we set off for Magoebaskloof, a relatively short journey, but with some good stops along the way.  These were Graskop, where we walked at God’s Window, Bourke’s Potholes, and then our real objective; a stop near the J G Strydom tunnel to search for the Taita Falcon.  We found the local guide there and he first showed us a Mountain Wagtail and then we searched the cliff face for the falcon.  It was quite an effort, but we eventually saw it; no more than a small speck against the cliff, but one could see that it was a falcon!  This was lifer number 4 for the trip!

When we arrived at Magoebaskloof we had to find Robin Birder’s cottage.  Luckily we had good directions from the owner, as it is situated at the end of a very narrow and winding road through…

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