Will you do 24 mountain passes?

Author: Mr. LB Vorster

Over the past weekend (Friday to Sunday) we have covered 24 mountain passes (or at least stretches of mainly gravel roads that are considered mountain passes): Shaw’s pass, Moodies pass, Doringkraal pass, Seekoeigat pass, Wadrift pass, Plattekloof pass, Garcia pass, Muiskraal pass, Gouritzrivier pass, Cloete’s pass, Du Plessis pass, Grootbrakhoogte pass, Zwartrivierhoogte pass,


Kaaimansrivier pass, Silwerrivier pass, Touwrivierduiwelskop pass, Touwsrivier pass, Hoogekraal pass, Karatara pass, Homtini pass, Phantom pass (the latter 7 collectively known as the “Seven Passes Road”), Montagu pass, Huisrivier pass and Tradouw pass. In the process we have visited the following places: Caledon, Riviersonderend, Swellendam, Suurbraak, Korintepoort Dam, Riversdale, Mossel Bay, George, Wilderniss, Ebb & Flow Rest Camp, “Map of Africa”, Pomodoros Restaurant, Knysna Heads, Pearl View Guest House, Blue Olive Restaurant, Kaaimansrivier train bridge, Victoria Bay, “The Old Toll House”, Herold, Oudtshoorn, Smitswinkel Restaurant, Calitzdorp, Ladismith, “Ronnies Sex Shop”, Barrydale, Diesel ‘n Creme Restaurant, Buffeljagsrivier.