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... up a bit.
Entering our final day we were yet to see
the elusive bait ball. We were content with what we’d seen anyway on the trip
but thought we should try and see what the entire event is based around. It
took our talented skipper Markus (who incidentally is doing the same job for
national geographic people the week following us) but a short while to find the
surface spectacle indicating a bait ball. With no time to lose (those we ...
... are spectacular, with big daddy standing at 300m, and the starkness of the colours and surrounds is quite breathtaking. Following sossusvlei, we headed back to SA and to East London via Upington, Kimberley and Bloemfontein. So, after 11,000 km, and no major disasters, we were back where we started. It was fantastic to be welcomed back by our friends and catch up on all the news. We had 4 four days there to finalise our affairs (sell the car), and make sure ...
Day 2 on the garden route to Cape Town, we have stopped for the night at Southern Sun Motel for the night as our when we turned up to our original booking "Thornycroft" lodge, it felt like our skin was going to be used for handbags by Hannibal!! We drove through lots of "shanty" towns and homelands, even saw huts made from garbage ...
... on to! On Saturday, we drove up to the trans kei. It is a 30 minute scenic drive and we took the small wooden pont over the river in to the trans kei. As I have said before, it is like stepping in to another country- real ‘Africa’. The roads are mainly gravel, there is no industry at all, and it is incredibly poor and underdeveloped. We drove through for about 20 minutes, and found a small track leading off the road. We decided to follow it ...
I write this while sitting in business class on the plane back to SA from Sydney (I'll reveal the reason for that later). As Alice planned her trip to Belfast for her sister's hen party a few months ago, an idea that had been planted in my head a while earlier came to fruition. I figured I was already half way to Sydney by being in SA, had a few friends living and working there, and a few friends making the trip over for the Lions tour. In all the opportunity was too good to miss, and ...