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TravelPod Member ReviewsKimberley Club
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 **** …
... been friends for years. They are inspirational and I hope I remember all these lessons they have taught me. DRIVING HOME - And just like that it's over. All the work and organising and it's all done. The game night and special chocolate supper ended up being a round of charades followed by quiz and a feast of chocolate. This morning the rain had finally stopped and we were left with a humid warm day, so after breakfast Mdu fired everyone up with praise to God ...
... hand dug hole in
the world being some 240 m deep and with a perimeter of 1.8 km. It
was dug between the period of 1878 to 1898, after that the centre
shaft was mined down to 1 mile deep. Mining stopped in 1914 when the
war made it uneconomic to continue, after the war other finds made it
still uneconomic to reopen. During its lifetime it yielded 2,722
kilograms (about5,800 lbs) of diamonds. ...
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 ...