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- Swimming pool
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... we embraced the place as the fire was lit inside the cosy lounge, the fire pit was blazing, and the coals were glowing as they were cooking up a tasty braai for our dinner. This was our first Braai, an optimising South African experience, an outdoor-cooked meal, that we are assured isn't a BBQ. We enjoyed the company of the random mix of people as we ate our steak, sausage, potatoes and salad together on a big long wooden table. When we settled in for the night, our porch ...
... because there have never been any predators here until 11 months ago, 5 young adult lions, 2 males and 3 females, were brought in from the Kalahari Park. So all the herds haven't learned to really be wary yet. We didn't see the lions, but the driver said they were so sleek and fat and had grown enormously since being brought in. Oddly enough, Zebra and Antelope are much more active at night than during the day. When the driver would stop, the males would snort and ...
... I found out the next day it was more like 18-20km round trip. Took the whole day in the end, very hot but a pretty nice (there's that word again) walk.
On the next day I took a quick tour round the local township with a guy who worked in the hostel. I'd been a little unsure about this kind of tour, in the worst case it seemed a bit rude to go wandering round a poor district and intrude in people's lives, however in this case ...
... we end up at a college rugby sevens tournament with lots of music & cheerleading. First time on this trip we've really bumped into something local (& rain).
So we rather damply drive on to Storms River - I start on the old scenic road but it comes to a grinding halt & its back to the 'motorway'.
Did I tell anyone Crystal Palace are now top of the league and our S African player is an easy topic of conversation?
... to find that the power was out in most of Port Elizabeth. As a result, we had to walk down 16 stories of steps with our luggage to get to the cab waiting outside for us. Once we arrived at the rental car facility, we found that the rental we had reserved wasn’t available and spent about an hour trying to find another car that was big enough to fit the four of us, while also being affordable. After securing a car, and having to trek 16 stories back up ...