Garden Court Kimberley
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... up early and after breakfast, loaded up the car and resumed the trip north. After a discussion we decided to break our journey at Kimberley, the old mining town as Dad was interested to see the Big Hole. This was still a 400 km drive but we arrived after midday after passing long stretches of flat scrub like bush which reminded me a little of the Northern Territories in Australia. I did also spot my first group of Meerkats on the highway tarmac, look outs on ...
... It's good enough for the Blue Train. Two gentlemen of a certain persuasion enjoy each other's company in the bar car. Both are drinking hideously coloured cocktails. Both are wearing velvet style smoking jackets and bow ties. Look like meerkats off the Comparethemarket.com adverts.
Train trundles through the Karoo desert. No light pollution whatsoever. Inky black sky the like of which I've not seen since being in the Chilean Atacama desert.
Stars shine bright like a diamond.
... We saw the defunct power station with its two huge chimneys, in colourful graffiti and watched a man on the street, sell his BBQed meat, that he eeked from a cows head that he had bought. On the highway back to Pretoria, we saw the Voortrekker Monument This colossal granite structure is visible from practically every part of the city of Pretoria. It was built to commemorate the memory of thousands of Voortrekkers ...
... I lingered around not sure with what to do with myself. After a short while of doing circles in a 10 meter radius, Marcus, our second Peach Train coordinator, waved me over and told me that a simple engaging conversation with someone will give you more pleasure and understanding than all the tours in the world. I spent the next 2 hours laughing and talking with 7 women in a sewing workshop – what an afternoon!
Over dinner we had a ...
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Day : 428
Temperature : 15 degrees
Weather : Sunny but freezing!!!
After the success of our Whaleshark experience we were all feeling positive and decided to leave early morning to try to make it over the border back to South Africa in one day. Luckily I managed to avoid a trip to the local Mozambican hospital when I fortunately spotted the scorpion that was lurking in my underpants just as I was slipping them on in the ...