Formule 1 Bloemfontein

Cnr Nelson Mandela Drive and Krige, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa | 1 star hotel
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Bloemfontein to Addo

A travel blog entry by bushmantours

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... at Middleburg and Roland took over driving duties.
Lunch stop with coffee and tea, rolls with cheese and sausage, biscuits and chocolate. Wine gums for dessert - we know how to live the high life!
Scenery now changed from the flat expanses of the Free State to the mountains of the Eastern Cape. Next road was N10.
Arrived ...

Bloemfontein and Kimberley

A travel blog entry by bushmantours

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... by the British during the "Scorched Earth" policy during the Boer War. This policy was instigated by Lord Kitchener to retaliate against farms where the Boer men had fought against the British. The farms were burnt and the women and children resettled in the camps. This prevented the Boer fighters being fed and restocked with provisions and ammunition from their home farms.

A drive across country to Kimberley was next. The countryside ...

Pounding Out the Miles (Kilometers)

A travel blog entry by origabe

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Our journey will take us from the Indian Ocean to the Atlantic and we will travel over 2,500 miles. Some days you had to ignore all the tourist and adventurous stuff and just drive. That is what we did on Sunday and Monday. Our destination was the Addo Elephant Park.

To go west after leaving ...

Relaxing in Bloemfontein

A travel blog entry by stevehumphreys

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So, it was back on a minibus for the two hour trip back to Bloemfontein. Since yesterday's journey had been so easy I was expecting the same for the way back, but this one took a bit longer. Ended up waiting over four hours for the minibus to fill up, quite a long wait in the blazing sun. Not really much to be done, beyond reading and trying to be patient.

Back in Bloemfontein I found a really nice place to stay, even if it was a little ...

Viva Madiba!!

A travel blog entry by tanyaovea

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... was from him when he said, "...you inevitably succeed by just deciding to take on the problem." Brilliant!! To tackle his citizen sized problem, he brought anthropologists, historians, archeologists, geologists, (added to his own skill of psychology) to the farm to face up to his family's history together with the workers who worked his family's farm. Once having all of this information, about many of the farm workers' people being on the land before ...

Location

This 1 star hotel, located on Cnr Nelson Mandela Drive and Krige, Bloemfontein, is near Gariep Dam Nature Reserve.
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