Villa Afriq

22 De Beer street, Lydenburg, Mpumalanga, 1120, South Africa | Hotel
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Moving to the wedding hotel

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We all drive across from Johannesburg to the wedding hotel which is near Lydenburg.

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We will probably have hired a car by this point.

Matt will lend P a mountain bike, and M and N will either borrow or hire bikes too and we will go mountain biking around this area ...

Getting Charged by a Warthog Named Rusty

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... getting smacks at regular intervals but not giving up until I think he found a spot he couldn't get past (finally). I only hoped he wasn't waiting for us further down stream! We would have to deal with him on our return.
We bush bashed a fair bit, saw the rock paintings (I will put up a photo in a previous entry that I took on my first visit there when I can...) and I described the scene and the different animals in it.
We moved uphill ...

Lazy Days

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... top and look out of the collar. It’s good but they’ve stretched one of my favourite tops and also had a poo explosion on it as well. (Luckily not inside the top!) They’ve now met the horses (bearable but they aren’t fans whereas the horses are yet again getting closer to me), Rusty the warthog (they don’t like him but are intrigued none the less), stink bugs, wasps, they saw baboon (but there was no ...

And Relax... maybe

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... trying to simply get a sim card and then having many an issue with a new law about registering them. But success and I can now save a bit of money and not pay a phone company for re-routing phone calls, etc internationally on a regular basis.
On a bit of a sad note, I did have a bit of a moody week [some comments removed]. Hopefully I'm mostly out of that and (as "Meet the Robinsons" says... I watched it yesterday) "Keep Moving Forward" rather than stew over little things.

Simon on a High

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... and red hartebeest. We have had 2 black mambas sighted though and one quite near to the house so time to be quite cautious walking around with bare feet as I do. (Who needs shoes?) The only snake I've seen personally has been one where its head was cut off. Ch said it was a night adder, they give a bite but aren't dangerous to people so it was intersting to be able to feel it... headless as it was.
We have the monkeys here today as well, Simon ...


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