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... to relax before dinner at the hotel.
Dinner was a Cape Malay lamb curry that has been on my radar to try. It did not disappoint and I think that I will try and make it when we get home. More good food for breakfast as we watched several staff wash and dry all the guests cars in the parking lot at least twice. It seemed a bit unusual but we were glad to have a nice clean car again.
... have just come from 40 degrees, the change in temperature is an even bigger shock to the system. Nevertheless, after two very quick laps, I jumped back into the hot baths and was fine!
Read more about our journey along Route 62 here.
... Well, I guess that a sex shop brings in more curious road trippers than just a fruit and vegetable shop.
You can't miss the building as you drive along the highway. There are no other buildings on the road in that area and the letters are big and bright red.
At first, it felt a little weird going into the shop. We felt that people were looking at us in funny ways, but hey, they were ...
... 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 ...