Highlands Country House
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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We got the morning ferry to Robben Island. Thank god the weather was good today, cos if this trip got cancelled, the disappointment would've crushed us! I do not have to spell out ...
... with social issues such as mediation or if somebody just wants to talk about their problems. A lot of the times a case needs to be referred to the Department of Social Development as well. As it concerns issues about grants or other aspect in which we need assistants from the government. In my opinion there are a lot of possibilities to work with in this structure. What I created additionally is as system were we open a file for every client we visit. The file ...
... but they have to take these tough decisions for the longer term.
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So goodbye from us and hope we shared something of our enthusiasm for the small part of this massive continent that we have ...
... to us by our last hostel. It is an old fashioned cinema showing current 'arty' films. We were the only people in the cinema with our gin and vodka slush puppies!! We watched another great film called The hundred foot journey .Basically an indian family set up business in a small french village right opposite a michelin starred restaurant. War breaks out...I say no more. That evening we sampled another of the many restaurants on Kloof street.
Our last day, before Mum ...
... for it. Before we return to the cable car we see these cute little beaver/ferret animals with mini elephant tusks for front teeth. Did you know that there is a South African folk remedy using the hyraceum (sticky dung and urine) of these rock rabbits for epilepsies or convulsions? They are also said to be the closest living relative to the elephant. Our tour guide calls them dassies. Adorable! I manage to get a ...