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Really comfortable old establishment ,most enjoyable stopover.
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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 **** …
... down with a few others. After lunch it was time to pack up and clean up and start the collection of room keys as the taxis started to arrive. So many little things happened that I won't write all down but all in al it was an awesome weekend. Everyone seemed to love the accommodation and enjoy the meals and studies. I have to say staring at the bible school "official" picture I feel proud of myself for daring to dream. I'm not proud of myself for the way it ...
Woke up to sunshine and set off on a 3 km town walk. This comprised various
historical houses and buildings from around 1900. This included the original
electric street lights which preceded those installed in London. After lunch
we did the Big Hole tour. This was a tour around one of the two
largest diamond mines. The other we saw in the morning and is still
being mined. The Big Hole is known as ...
Driving onto the town of Kimberley. We spotted lots of Vervet monkeys scrounging by the
roadside. The countryside is very open with no trees and lots of flat topped hills in the distance. We also spotted another English Boer war Blockhouse. Eventually we arrived at the Big Hole campsite and settled down for the ...
... 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 ...