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TravelPod Member ReviewsKimberley Club
Really comfortable old establishment ,most enjoyable stopover.
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... and the actual big hole has not been depleted. It is now more productive to mine in Botswana, but they may reopen this at a later date. In the meantime, the hole is filled with water to stabilize the land. We had a fantastic local guide to share the stories of the diamond boom and the challenges Kimberley now faces. We were greeted at the train station with sparkling wine, then enjoyed another lovely ...
Today is a travel day and an afternoon of rest. Our flight left Kimberly at 8:25am. We haven't flown a turboprop in a number of years. The ride to Johannasburg was smooth and uneventful. If/when we visit Kimberly again, we will look into taking the train from/to Johannsburg. From O R Tambo airport, we took the relatively new "Gautrain" to ...
... We returned to the animal farm and looked around. The guide left and brought back three beautiful 3 week old lion cubs in a cage, took them out and gave to us to hold. They were a bit wiggley but it was an awesome experience. Mine was so excited that he pee'd on one arm and scratched the other. We returned home and Leon returned from work. We then set out for Macersfontein. This was a ...
... then drove back into town and had a drink at the Star bar -- the oldest bar in Kimberly. It was just what we really like -- a dive -- with swinging doors and everything. The BEST part was that four drinks cost me $7.60! We then went to dinner at Johan Deyzel's home and met his wife and daughter. We drank copious amounts of wine and brandy, had lots of laughs and ate, for the first time, an Oxtail Stew -- Potjie. We instantly felt as part of the family and really enjoyed 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 ...