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.
... trees, native to Brazil, but flourishing in Africa and Australia in November), but Jo'burg wins! We drove down wide jacaranda-lined avenues past some gorgeous homes on streets that were far less congested than most of Sydney's. Via a ring road expressway, we were soon in Soweto.
Did you know that Soweto has a population of 5 million, making it one of the largest and densest populated areas in the ...
[Rich] - Arriving into Johannesburg a good few days before our 8 day overland tour up to Livingstone, we had some time to kill in a city that many people had told us to pack up and get out of straight away. But being based on the periphery at the Airport Game Lodge, with its own field full of animals including ostriches and springboks, we had a nice place to chill out and venture into the 'danger zone' of the city as we pleased.
In fact, all we actually did ...
... toll booths on the way to Nelspruit, a little city outside the park ( approx $15) and went through one police stop...smooth sailing!! No troubles. Whew!!
Highways are busy!! Fast pace with lots of passing on the shoulders but everyone is friendly as they blow by you on the highway! Tonnes of corn fields and a factories everywhere! We have gotten used to driving on the left side of the road pretty ...