De Waterkant Village
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- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
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... is now one of a dying breed as obviously so many of the prisoners are no longer around. We get chatting and Derek quizzes him on how the minibus taxi system works and he is very informative. At the island we hop on a bus and are given a tour of the island before taking a walking tour around the inside of the prison, past Nelson Mandela's cell. Our tour guide was jailed at the age of 19 for seven years for organising a school boycott ...
... more like scruffy wolf/dingos) and sat in the nice bar. It started to rain as we were having dinner but we still managed to have marshmallows on the fire. All of the water is irrigated from the river, so they had a good enough sustainable water source which meant we actually pitched up the tents on grass which we haven't done since Livingstone!
Day 19- Orange River to Clanwilliam
An interesting nights sleep where most people were kept ...
... La Jolla?) and some of the European towns I have previously visited. Above are the mountains which are reminiscent of a scene out of the Lord of the Rings (credit to Jess for that analogy) and then from there slopes down to the crescent shape bays with beautiful beaches with houses built into/on the hill and the shore road dotted with cafes, bars, restaurants and shops.
And then....we pulled up to our accomodations which deserve a blog post of their own so more on that ...
... we are planning to go there and see. We passed the township after that, the houses were made of anything they could find, it made me feel blessed to have so much of what I want. We started down the coast after the township. The coast is my favourite of the whole ride. Mom says that some people are drawn to the mountains and others are drawn to the sea, I am definitely drawn to the ...
... and underdeveloped, but I cannot stress enough how especially in Southern Africa, this simply isn't true. If you want a truly different experience, away from the normal tourist destinations, Africa is 100% for you. If I could do it all again, I would, but my bed is calling!
Although my main adventure is finished, my trip is not quite over yet, as I have one more week in Cape Town before flying home a week tomorrow, so please don't give up reading just yet!