Conville Guest House
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- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
- Family rooms
- Continental Breakfast
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... some Government Conference taking place. So we had no choice but to head for Steynsberg which was over 100km's form Craddock. Got there safe and sound, but in the dark....scary travelling at night!
After 10 night's on the road we have stayed at some VERY interesting B&B's!!!!
Off to bed..........heading towards Bloem tomorrow!!!
... and two hosts who were warm and welcoming but as different as you can get with their individual talents!! The 3rd was an unexpected faux par which had Carol, Terry and I in fits of laughter! Pete's red cheeks were eventually very visible in his silver dinner underplate! He has sworn us to secrecy so what goes on tour, stays on tour!! After a very pleasant meal cooked by our hosts, we gladly crept into our comfortable and warmly heated bed after a nice hot ...
... This led Sotho to become organised, mainly due to the guidance of Moshoehoe the Great. He was only a leader of a small village in 1820 but sensing the danger, moved his people high up to a defensible mountain. From this strategic position he granted protection to refugees which strengthened his power and created the Basotholand with a population of more than 150,000! Various fights with Boers, 'treaties' signed which always led to Lesotho losing land, ...
Lesotho feels as if it's a fortress, of red and grey sandstone peaks receding to fertile fields of sounds of formless music: cattle bells carried over the wind, of savage afternoon storms and unhurried people on horseback, irreverent in the face of angry, towering clouds, of dimly lit taverns and distant fathers jostling around run down pool tables of farmers and their crops, and massive spaces handed down through generations, of stone huts with valley views on rocky outcrops, standing ...
... spot, not even a "shebeen". Deciding to stick to the tar we abandoned the back roads and made it into Elliot where Nicky struck up a conversation with a young guy in the roadhouse who had a mate who owned the local tyre store and after a phone call agreed to meet us there to repair the tyres. A dash of good luck at last especially on a Sunday. Well maybe not. One tyre was shot and he had none that size so sold us a well worn secondhand one in a slightly smaller size and in spite of ...