Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Non-smoking rooms
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- Reduced mobility rooms
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14 hours is a long time to sit. We just had our last meal and are about an hour away from landing. We arrive about 6:30pm after napping on and off for 15 hours so, will be interesting if we are up most of the night or not. Fortunately, our hotel is right at the airport so, hopefully no long delays getting settled. Passport control took an hour but …
So...here we are, back in civilization, with luxury, glitter, and high-speed internet at our disposal, yet, oddly enough, something feels different. I couldn't put my finger on it until we stood waiting to be seated in the dining room, where it became ironically apparent that complacency has infected this establishment's service and attention to …
... the man sitting behind me asked if she wanted to swap seats (no she didn’t thank you).
Our flight was delayed leaving the airport by more than 30 mins – something about getting official paperwork approved … in the meantime Doug had an orange juice which he splashed onto my seat while I was indisposed elsewhere and when I got back, I simply used the blanket to sit on to soak up the OJ.
... Sadly Ralph and Noah had to go home because Noah was feeling sick. But Soph and I stayed and saw my bestie, Anthea. What a treat.
Soph and I got home late. Felt like 2 teenagers when Ralph got up all rumpled to let us in :D
... chicken pumpkin stew and pap, a maize based meal prepared and served very similar to Turn Cornmeal or Uilgai and very delicious.
The rest of the day was easy. A 10 hour overnight flight is physically taxing so we needed to rest and recover.
Once again Africa surprised us. We knew we were arriving here at the beginning of spring, South Africa is in the Southern Hemisphere ...