Garden Court Kimberley
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My friend Harm (who works too hard in my opinion and looks a bit like Moses with that beard) is in Kimberley, so I decided to go and visit him since he never visits me. We started in the courtyard of the Halfway House Hotel at around 2 pm ..... and stopped 11 hours later. The way I see it, we skipped at least 5 "get together s" in the last year so …
... 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.
... observe”. We exchanged a few more tidbits and he left to continue drinking. That was the second time someone had given me this remark.
Almost everyone began to go to sleep; everyone except the guys that invited me to drink with them and a couple girls. About 3am, they decided to come into the car and be loud and horrible, standing next to one of the girls. And guess where that one girl was sitting? Yep, next to me. I had tried ...
... to change the perception of hilux drivers out there, in fact, a 4x4 course should be mandatory for anyone buying a 4x4, santon yuppies and sales people included. We cannot recommend it enough!
Now that we knew what Beastie could do - and maybe not argue about it - it was time to spend the money. We will post a detailed list but in the meantime, here's a summary: drawer system, suspension (OME), tyres, long range fuel ...