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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... before we headed out to drive to Knysna, we took in the reason for staying in Swellendam. The Drosty Museum complex is a group of mainly original Cape Dutch buildings that have been maintained in their 17th and 18th century character. The displays of furniture and other donated items from the area make these buildings very interesting. There is not much else in the little town so we packed up our car and headed ...
... morning before breakfast, and it took me a few minutes to get into the 40+ degree temperatures. We got chatting to a few of the other bathers and I challenged a kid to jump into the adjacent cold swimming pool which he did… and realised that it was only fair that I did it too. FREEZING!!! Jumping in a cold pool is hard enough as it is. However ...
... covered in graffiti.
Ronnie came in and didn't mind me taking a photo of him. He looks a little like Willie Nelson or Santa Claus, don't you think?
We had to add something to this fine collection. I can't afford to give up one of my two travelling bras so Chris decided on something that he could add - a Guelph Weliington Brewery's cap. See the boot?
Setting off again we
passed several old cottages which reminded me of Rabbie Burns
cottage. The difference here was that they were old fishermens
cottages. Driving on a bit further we then passed a few road signs
indicating beware of tortoise. Thats different. As we then drove on
we heard an ...
... to act like a sponge. Needless to say I did not get much sleep.
In the morning the mist hung low over the campsite. I awoke to see a guinea fowl staring at me, before waddling off into the bush. Dad was still snoring, but as I was so wet, I was up quickly. The only other camper, an older lady trudged quietly past me and caught me answering the call of nature. She scowled as she walked off to the ablution blocks.
After I had ...