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I didn't sleep well last night. I had cramps in my legs, probably from all the exercise yesterday (hiking Robberg) and maybe a little bit of excitement about coming hone today.
We got the refrigerator cleaned out and all the dishes washed up. Packed up all of our gear and started a load of towels for the cleaning lady. We returned the house key and the gate opener to Chris and ...
... car in the morning, we’re at their counter around 9.30am, isn’t then the car supposed to be spick and span and waiting for us already??? Seemed a bit dodgy... After a bit of yelling and discussing they suggested to take a nissan X-trail which in fact meant a downgrade ofthecar we initially booked. While Anke was taking care of all the bags, we went upstairs to the parking lot to check wether the car would be good enough for our Africa adventure. Comparing the 2 cars ...
... they came like that, you could count the feathers, they were that sharp. We left the road for a field but by now all I could think of was a drink, my throat was parched.
'Where's your water bottle?' he asked. Good question, wish it had entered my mind before I took off.
Anyway, we eventually get to a hotel and I gulp down a cider. 'Steady', he says, 'long walk back.' But we cut it short, he didn't like the idea of me getting home in ...
... br> doctor would have been unhappy with me as I drank the tap water and
ate random food with my hands. I tend to break travel clinic doctor
rules pretty quickly on these trips. I'll probably eat street-food
and swim in fresh water before too long, but who knows... perhaps
fear will keep enough of a grip for me to not dunk my head. I called
it the contrast tour because we spent the rest of the afternoon
drinking fancy cocktails in ...
... the rain stopped. The polling booth there was empty but unfortunately Jean had to vote where she was registered which was a shame. So our tour started and we got hearded down and onto a little boat ride through an exhibition about air, water, fire and ice! Wasn't very high tech but we had a laugh especially at some of the comments scrawled into the ice wall! After that we got shown into a big room of exhibits and told by our guide to go for it - so glad we waited the ...