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.
... Samet), the year before it was Albania and
Greece (Peloponesses), the year before that It was Italy,
Turkey and Greece (Paros, Naxos, Samos, Santorini/Thera,
Skopelos, Skiathos, and so it went. Now the trip is planned,
airline tickets booked, visas ready... oops, visas not yet ready... see ya !
Joined Stefano today to head to Pilanesburg National Park for the day. It's a good three hour drive from Johannesburg but completely worth it for the change of scenery alone. Once at the park we managed a good four or five hours drivng around on the lookout for lions and some of the other Big Five. We didn't spot any lions at all, but we did manage ...