Garden Court Kimberley
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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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.
... with the girls from my tent, Sofia, Giulia and Susanna and Natalia. Croc city is just down the road and well worth the visit got to handle loads of different things including a baby croc, snakes and something I never thought I would do – hold a tarantula.
While we were there the guide was also moving the black mamba and the green mamba some of the most ...
... about the great man Nelson Mandela and his efforts against the Apartheid law and his fight for equality in South Africa. The museum was a very interesting museum, a must if you ever visit Jo'burg. And to think, we had a misconception that there was nothing to do in Jo'burg.
To finish off our day tour, we drove through the centre of Jo'burg, which was a culture shock. Our tour guide informed us that it was safe for us to be driving through with him as he was black, but ...