The Highlander Country Retreat & Spa
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... They both were sick and hitching a ride to get health care in order to get treated. They had flu like symptoms. Part of me thought, “how stupid to pick people up who are sick”, but the other part … (The non selfish part), realized how good of a favor this could be for this mother who was trying to seek health care to make her 2 year old child feel better.
As we picked them up, she yelled for her brother, “I got a ride, I got a ride”, ...
... with large bags or bowls on their head. We weren't exactly sure what they were carrying but it looked like they walked from their home, ("home" is a bit of a stretch), miles and miles through the fields and spent their day picking rice, cornmeal, wheat, oats, fetching water, or.. maybe some fruit in some places, and then traveling back with these products on their head.
We got to Dullstroom safely around 6 pm, which was after dark but we took ...
... the locked or unlocked position. Then A had a go and the key snapped. We had the stick with the edging stuck in the lock - terribly useful. We both swore as we realised our entertainment was now unaccessable... but laughed at the fact it was a combined effort. We also discovered we had a mousey friend who has decided to join us. It's either a huge mouse or a small rat, but he likes scurrying about after dinner and leaves as we do.
21 Jan 10 - Sightings: nil
... but so is our fridge so we also were short on the gas for the fridge. Not good joojoos.
The next day, being the dreaded Monday began with an early wake up. And just to add to our problems, low water pressure which meant we had to start the waterpump. The bakkie is supposed to come past the Ranger Station at 0615. Today, [some comments removed] came past at 0930. [some comments removed] A began to swear like a sailor - an old school one at that (in Afrikaans which made ...
... wheel barrow up the steepest section of the path, so they did the final 10m. A didn't get back until after that because he had been caught in multiple rain storms but luckily missed them coming down the Mountain. It was decided that the next day would be staying at the Ranger Station clearing more fire breaks and fixing up a few things. (With a whole extra 1 hour of sleep-in time, though the Boys didn't get the concept of this and woke up at 0530 with noise volume up as usual. ...