Travel Blogs from Kimberley
After a very pleasant interlude at the Kimberly Club and luxuriating in 2 bubble baths, ( amazing how one suddenly realizes how privileged one is when what is usually an everyday occurrence becomes a luxury!) Lovely old establishment with so much history and wonderful photos and memorabilia on display, well worth a stopover.Got up early ( no **** …
... after a little chit chat we were back on our way.
There was little to look at in the afternoon as we hurtled towards Victoria West, keeping good time. We stopped in the “its best to drive straight through it” Beaufort West on the edge of the Karoo National Park, before crossing the border into the Northern Cape and arriving at our pre arranged B&B.
Our historic B&B, Die Pophuis Hoekie in Victoria West turned out ...
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 we added them all together ... end to end. I heard the sun come up this morning (Saturday 5 ...
... excellent exhibit of what it used to looked like. Some of the buildings are original although not in their original position and then we found pub, a real one too. Well it would have been rude not to sample their refreshments, so a couple of cold beers were had. Time was getting on so we headed back to Bloemfontein for some dinner and a few drinks and prepare for our long trek tomorrow to ...
... is no timetable, they only leave when full. On busy routes that can mean waiting half an hour, for less popular destinations a lot longer. They are also pretty cramped, not ideal when carrying a large backpack.
This morning I took a minibus from Bloemfontein to Kimberley. Worked out pretty well, only 30min wait, and they even had a trailer for luggage. Arriving in Kimberley you could almost believe it was ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsKimberley Club
Really comfortable old establishment ,most enjoyable stopover.
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