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Up early, to a ton of fresh citrus air.
Maureen is up and ready for a long haul today, 1st fill up was Citrusdal (up until now we have been very luck to find LRP - Lead Replacement Fuel at every fuel station thus far).
From there the long trip started..........
Day 8 Stage 7..........411km's
Today was a really beautiful drive, driving through the cloud cover in Citrusdal, making our way through ...
It's not a great distance to Swellendam from Hermanus and unlike many other areas in the Western Cape there are a number of road choices. I think that this may be a result of needing paths to link various farming communities which eventually turned into nicely paved roads. We chose to make a rather circuitous route to take in the actual southern most tip of Africa at Cape Agulas where the Atlantic and the ...
... 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.
... 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?
... 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. ...