Wodehouse Bed & Breakfast
Travel Blogs from Midrand
... several kilometres north of the city centre, in the suburb of Houghton. We stopped to have my photo taken with an African warrior and then to the Hector Pieterson memorial. Soweto came to the world's attention on 16 June 1976 with the Soweto Uprising, when mass protests erupted over the government's policy to enforce education in Afrikaans rather than English. Police opened fire in Orlando West on 10,000 students ...
... that I now know!!! Me and Tanya went back to the room, have emailed Waterfront as left my bloody DVD/Photo order from rafting at the reception!!! Never picked it up!!!! ****!!!! So hopefully they'll send it to mums!!!! Had some good convoy's with Tanya about Johan and how mental it is, she had a tour in the city and said the guide said a man got shot in his car 10 times cos another man wanted his gun. It's a crazy place. Anyway must go, early start tomorrow and lots of pics to take.... ...
... didnt wake up for 12hrs!
There are 5 dogs at the lodge - the biggest one is a dane x dalmation who, eventhough he's the size of a pony, thinks hes a lap dog.
Talking on FB with William, Mum and Liz helped calm my nerves today. Thanks guys - miss you already.
... where we treated ourselves to a private room for the night. The hostel was a fantastic place to catch up on the blog, but if you decide to pay it a visit, just try to avoid coming into contact with the manager. We had to endure several hours of listening to him berate his staff and customers.
That evening we lacked the motivation to walk all of 100m from the hostel to Pretoria’s Loftus Versfield stadium to attend the bottom-of-the-table clash ...
... home on a Saturday and returned home on a Saturday.
Total of km's on bikes = 5,345km's
Total km's in Sani = 170 km's
Total km's travelled = 5,515 km's
338.76 Litres of petrol (Mark's bike - BMW K1200 GT)
Total cost of petrol (Mark) = R2,778.27
No punctures on route or any problems with the 3 bikes.
Lessons learnt along the way:
* Sunday's in the Northern Cape - most of these little towns are closed ...