Ivory Heights Guesthouse
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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... in Durban. Waiting for stu and Jess until they finally text to say they won't be joining us. 8 o'clock thanks very much once again. Hostel bar springbok burger and shots while it took 2 hours to cook it. Malibu and 2 drops of Tabasco, who would have thought that would work!?! Messaging Laura and Glenda at their wedding in the uk past 1 not the best idea in the ...
... pretty good. I'll try to remember as many of the courses as I can. Starter of Bokkums, a dried fish, then two types of mussels; in garlic sauce or in the shell in wine. Mullet, Seafood Curry, Snoek, Lambstew, Hottentot (excellent fish), Yellow Tail, Grilled Sardines, the last course was Crayfish (Rock Lobster), and then Coffee and homemade Koeksisters (donuts) for dessert. It was really a lot of fun. On our way out to ...
... and Afrikaans. Hardly any English is spoken on the farm which I'm finding quite difficult!
Wednesday was of course Election Day which is a public holiday here so I had the day off. They have a lot of public holidays here! Andries has very kindly lent me a car to use for the next 6 weeks so I took a drive to Somerset West, the nearest big town, and as it was a nice day I went down to the beach and had a walk and a nice lunch. ...
... Luckily we bought our tickets online (ZAR 105 / adult single up) which allowed us to skip the worst line. We still had to wait for approx. 50 minutes before we got in the cable car.
Here are a few interesting facts about the cableway:
- The cable cars have a carrying capacity of 65 people, transporting approx. 800 people per hour.
- Maximum speed of 10 m/s.
- The length of the cables is 1 200 meters each.
- The cables weigh 18 ...
... I drove through some of the poverty stricken areas which was quite astonishing actually. I got to the Cheetah Outreach and they were just about ready for me. The first thing they did was show me around and show me some of the other animals that they had there. They also have a dog breading program to raise heard protecting dogs to keep the farmers from setting traps which kill cheetahs. After that it was time for the encounters. The first ...