Ilsington Country House Hotel
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washing was still damp but we hauled it in and draped in on clothes
horses etc before bed in case of rain or night dew. Another great
Thursday the 19th of
September – Any damp washing
was finished off in the dryer, breakfast done, train sorted to meet
up with Ali, bags packed and LUNCH. Jeremy had ordered a crab and it
was huge – this is what we had for lunch along ...
... not that I'm wanting it to fly by! As the coach pulled away leaving my family stood there waving, behind their sunglasses which were hiding the tears, it dawned on me. I'm off. I'm on my way to Asia. Alone. The excitement is slowly building and it's starting to feel real! This time tomorrow I'll be backpacking in the Middle East commencing this long awaited adventure! ...
... the road then another 3 or 4 bikes came by going very fast. Then an open top Military Land cruiser with about six troops sat around a machine gun,(these troops often beat people who don't clear the road quickly enough came by we were told). This was followed by police cars all with sirens on, followed by 3 bullet proof black cars which he must have been in one of them. Behind these ...
... made a big circle as the music got faster and they told William to go and dance in the middle with a couple of hundred people watching. He bravely did, and performed some hilarious dance followed by James who equally matched the dancing. In turn everyone in this large circle had to perform. After a few more drinks and then home to bed, Shane , Rob and the boys jumped in the pool with the boys fully dressed. Rob and Shane had some more beer. What an amazing ...
... the river and started graving on lawn. The Dining veranda was raised by about 15 foot so we could watch the Hippo safely. Martin the manager says it comes every night for a graze and is a lone hippo who has been separated from its pod.
We had to get up early the next day as we had the long drive back to Chinhoyi. (Shane and Kate's home), followed by our flight home the next day. We got to Chinhoyi at about half six. Had supper and then ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center