Melvin Residence Guest House
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Concierge desk
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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I completed my 13 week assignment in Kenya on May 24th and returned to Pretoria, South Africa where I am currently residing. I love the winter months here - dry, cool overnight but great sunshine and clear blue skies every day. I am able to walk for 2-3 hours every day in the grounds of the Union Buildings - just a spectacular place to walk.
What is next for me - if you have never been to The African continent it is ...
... around taking in sights, stopping at various locations like local craft fairs and having lunch at a farm cottage. The laid back tiki-touring was quite fulfilling, seeing the everyday goings on.
Tracey managed to wrangle Friday off so we all made our way up to Cullinan, as it was known as quite a nice wee town. As we pulled into the town Tracey pointed out a sign for mine tours, which sounded like it was worth a look. The gentleman in the office was just about to start a tour ...
... the large whale skeleton outside). From there we went to lunch in Hatfield (a different part of town as per Lonely Planet recommendation)- ate well then took a walk around some local markets. From there we went to the Freedom Memorial. This is a dream child of Nelson Mandela's and is being built to celebrate freedom heros not only in South Africa but around the world. Building started in 2003 and it is still not finished but we took a ...
... the faith that Cappello has put in him. Anyhow, I feel I need to rant a little.....
As for Rooney, I feel that neither the booing or his reaction was really necessary. What he failed to realise during that outburst was that hundreds of fans, like me, have spent thousands of pounds following England around the world in qualifying while he is still being paid hundreds of thousands of pounds a week, playing football at THE highest level for the ...
... it used to be a gold mining town but nowadays it's filled with mini museums, game stalls and park rides!! It was a good thing we got there early as loads of school kids came later in the day so we didn't have to wait too long for some rides. Most of them were pretty cool – favourites were 'Tower of Terror', think the Gold Coasts' 'Great Drop' but this one takes you up and turns you face first towards the ground and lets you go straight down and through the underground ...