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Radio Control Model Airplanes

Jurg has been flying model airplanes for over 35 years and should you be interested, something can be arranged. He also has a computer program to simulate flight.


Mountain Biking

Several scenic routes have been set out ranging from easy to tough.


Hiking

This mountainous landscape is often covered in a snow blanket and does not get very hot in summer because of its height. This makes for a very pleasant hiking climate.


Silhouette Hiking Trail

Two days away from home enable you to walk a scenic breitling replica route of rock formation - one of a kind. There is a shorter sundowner route as well. Two mountain huts are available for hikers. It is good policy to book in advance especially in summer. Many hikers prefer the cold and snow of winter but it is worth putting in a spare blanket or two as well.


Silhouette Hiking Trail - Day One (13 km)

The route twists through various valleys, rocky hills, interesting scale formations. In the distance the Sutherland Observatory and Radar station can be seen. The Radar Station is one of the most important aviation beacons in South Africa.


Silhouette Hiking Trail - Day Two (9 km)

The many valleys make for an interesting day`s walk. Beautiful lookout points, ladders, a bridge, tunnel and the unique mince meat rocks are only a few highlights.


Louw Museum

A small interesting museum hosts some items and historical breitling replica memoirs of some famous people who came from Sutherland such as the two poets and writers N.P. Van Wyk Louw and W.E.G. Louw as well as the international dam builder, Henry Olivier, who also grew up in Sutherland.


SAAO - Sutherland Observatory

Probably one of the most important reasons why anyone visits Sutherland can be found 18 km outside of the town in the direction of rolex replica sale Fraserburg, the largest telescope in the Southern Hemisphere namely SALT (Southern African Largest Telescope). Guided tours takes place Mondays to Fridays at 10h30 and 14h30, Saturdays at 11h30 and 14h30. Kindly contact 023 5712 436 to ensure a booking.

Visit their website at the following addresses: www.saao.ac.za


SALT - Africa's Giant Eye

South Africa and its German, Polish and American partners have build the largest single telescope in the southern hemisphere, with a hexagonal mirror array 11 tag heuer replica sale metres across. Although similar to the Hobby-Eberly Telescope (HET) in Texas, the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) have a redesigned optical system using more of the mirror array. SALT is able to record distant stars, galaxies and quasars a rolex replicas billion times too faint to see with the unaided eye - as faint as a candle flame at the distance of the moon.

Visit their website at the following addresses: www.salt.ac.za


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