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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... and walked around the grounds before enquiring about them entertaining 4 people for high tea.
In a flash, 4 chairs were arranged outside on the lawn and freshly loose leaves were brought out. We enjoyed around 6 different teas, 8 different savouries including mini chicken pies, mushroom and garlic empanadas, biltong sandwiches and followed this with an unlimited buffet of one of the largest arrays of cakes and fruit you ...
Coming to the end of such a long trip that has been filled with adventure made me put quite a bit of pressure on myself to make the most of every second I had left, and to go out with a bang. I needn't have worried though because my last couple of weeks in South Africa were perfect.
Here's what happened....
I'd already fallen for Derek who I'd met about an hour after I landed in Cape Town and we ...
... in the first group of 8. I was actually really nervous as the guy gave us a really short demonstration of what to do in the cage, so I think I panicked a little bit. However, once we'd got into the cage it was fairly straight forward what we did and my nerves settled as the adrenalin kicked in.
We each had a little section of the cage, with our heads just poking above sea level, they would throw the bait out on a rope which would attract the shark, then they would drag it ...
... notice when traveling that I want to remember. We may never see this man again but for a brief period of time made a connection with a man that is from the Xhosa people in the Eastern Cape. Notable Xhosa are Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu.
Final Thoughts on the Weekend
During my trip, the health of Nelson Mandela has been very prominent in the news. The people in the city are just waiting for ...
... the pictures. They LOVED taking pictures and then looking at them. We then went to a futbol (soccer) field where Megan and Taylor played with the kids. We walked through the township taking it all in the good parts and the bad. We ran into a group of school children who ran and jumped into our arms screaming something in Xhosa which Languisa, our SHAWCO coordinate, said translated, “the white people are here!” They love us because we give them things, ...