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Today has been the most AMAZING day!!! The start was something out of Monty Python.
What happened?....We were to leave at 800AM to go to the supermarket and get picnic supplies.
One of the group had developed a bit of an illness overnight and needed a little time to allow the medication to click in. David, the guide was seen heading off to breakfast at around ...
... whale. We made it out on a short hike to the suspension bridge at the river mouth, and were lucky enough to catch a glimpse of some dolphins too! So nice we stayed an extra day! It rained a lot, perfect excuse to dip tea, read books and watch the ...
... The town itself lay 5km further from the turnoff to Swartberg Pass - we noticed that it was an unpaved road - but Prince Albert was our only lunch opportunity. Our Dutch friends got a taste of how difficult it is to accompany vegetarians in South Africa as we stopped at the first cafe for a quick meal only to learn that they were out of all veggie options. We were about to walk off but were persuaded by the one in charge who immediately guessed the ...
... of the restaurant. They haven't been cleaned for a yr so u can imagine the **** that came off them but by the time Luc was finished they were sparkly :) After a well earn't lunch we bonded with the bat eared foxes, we took them some Bubbles to play with which they liked but what they loved even more were the two fried/ electrified rain spiders that Garrett found on the fence. he picked them off with a stick and they chowed on them faster that you can boo :) I need a bat ...
... I was gonna ride on the back of one. I thought she was joking at first but apparently not. I got changed into my 'ostrich-riding' suit which was EMBARRASSINGLY SMALL (check out the half-masts)!!! 2 guys got an ostrich in a pen of about 15-20 of them, blindfolded it and guided it over to where I was. They put it in a little wooden...er..thing then put me on the back of it. "Hold it's wings tight!"...."Don't you worry about that..." ...but before I could finish my sentence ...
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