Travel Blogs from Lakeside
... pool comprising three pools, and the mini golf course were both closed (for winter?) despite the recently high (for us anyway) temperatures.
This weekend the World Triathlon events are being held in South Africa (V&A to be precise) so getting back to our apartment was a little more challenging given that all the beach front & V&A roads were closed for the event. We'll see what tomorrow brings.
... and, off in the distance, the Cape of Good Hope.
It was 99 degrees F and a stop at the Lagoon Beach was soooooooooo refreshing as Heather (as well as a number of others) waded into the Atlantic Surf and collected sea shells. The next day we were driven out to the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point but it was shrouded with fog and somewhat of a disappointment. However, visits to the penguin colony and then the famous ...
... for the hotel to open up another room on the 3rd floor so we could have a shower. How's that for a parting gift! With Elke, a seasoned traveller from the San Francisco area, we were bussed to the airport for our 2 hr flight to Cape Town. Elke is tacking on a 5-day extension trip to Cape Town with ElderTreks. So after a good flight, we arrive in Cape Town to brilliant sunshine and we wish Elke all the best on ...
... us. We had an amazing seafood dinner. We shared prawns, mussels, scallops, calamari, and sole. Delicious! Then we walked around soaking up the scenery before we grabbed a cab to go back home.
Now we are all at home resting our legs (and my foot :-/…) before a very busy busy week! After all the orientations, history, and sightseeing it’s finally time to get to work tomorrow! Yes! I can’t wait. This week is going to be ...
... too young to
understand. You want the very best for them and pray to God that they will have
good and happy lives and find a loving and wonderful family but it’s scary not
knowing what will happen to them in an area that is still facing so many
problems. It was a really tough goodbye (and makes me anxious to say bye to the
rest at the end of this week) but it just goes to show how much these kids have
Can’t believe this is ...