Knysna Country House
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- Swimming pool
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... before we went to pick up our ride to the township tour.
I had been a bit reluctant, imagining serious poverty and squalour (not to mention smells, vermin and disease). But that isn't at all what we saw. The tour was run by a black woman who grew up in the townships, the daughter of alcoholic parents who has become a real somebody because of her hard work and determination. With the proceeds of the tours, she ...
... knew how to slip away! Nothing like using Aussie humour to subtly take the ****. The highlight of Kynsa was the township tour we took with Ella, one remarkable Xhosa woman who has worked her up from being a maid to running her own business which supports the local community. The tour involved seeing the local township including the hairdresser and general store which are run from shipping containers, visiting the local preschool (too cute!! And Grace I ...
... the valley. On top of the hill were some Zimbabwean stone carvers and of course I had to add another Zimbabwean face to my collection. Knysna is a quaint town with a real friendly feel. The place is full of art and African craft. Next time will catch a boat for a harbour ...
... of the prettiest we have ever seen. It was another warm and sunny day so the hike was especially nice.
We got home exhausted, drank a ton of water, had a beer and had leftovers from lunch yesterday at Jenny’s. She is so sweet; she sent home a bowl of her venison pie and two small kudu steaks. I rested for about 45 minutes while Eldon did some things on the computer.
We are taking ...
... but the views were spectacular. The trail was right along the cliff by the ocean and the flowers along the trail were in bloom. We then drove to Knysna where we are spending two nights. The Leisure Isle Lodge is nice but the Aquavit in Plettenberg Bay was newer. We were upgraded to a large suite with a lagoon view from a junior suite. It ...