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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 ...
The photos partially show you what is in the shop. Signed underwear hangs from the ceilings and walls. We were not sure if they were clean before being hung up but they were pretty dusty when we saw them.
So he had collections of every size of bras and underpants, mens' and womens' but he had so many other collections - teddy bears, clown wigs, flags, ball caps. Every wall in the ...
... and then a clicking noise from Kirsty. We
stopped to try to find out what was wrong and ended up with me
driving and Mike walking alongside trying to hear what was wrong. In
the end we phoned for a tow truck at midday. We ended up sitting by
the side of the road and at 10 pm we gave up and went to bed. ...
... vegetation and the views were excellent, but the animal life was no where. Maybe we were just unlucky, but we really saw nothing. This completely changed when we left the park to get some lunch and we saw Cranes, Bontebok, Raptures and more Guinea Fowl on the exit road leading out from the park. Unfortunately every animal was a fair distance away from us.
We enjoyed another good meal in the warm sunshine at the Old Gaol and got some dinner ...