Mercure Johannesburg Midrand
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... excellent even though they were gravel. One was tempted to go 100 or so, but then there would be a sudden bend or stretch of washboard and you could lose control. I drove more cautiously, but saw others pass us frequently.
At the Windhoek airport we dropped off the car with little hassle. Note to those planning a trip to Nambia: (1) wipe down the insides of your car before dropping it off to remove "excessive ...
... through the museum we visited the Sterkfontein caves where the majority of the fossils had been found. This was a lime quarry during the times of the gold rush so a lot of the fossils were destroyed by dynamite explosions. The reason there is such a high concentration of fossils there is that there are natural openings into the caves which early humans and animals fell through.
Today we spent the morning at the apartheid ...
... I will say that if you are in the private security, electric fence and snarling guard dog business, you may want to consider moving to South Africa where business is booming! I half expect every solution to a problem in South Africa to somehow incorporate electric fences. "Say Bob I hear you're not getting in the rugby channel on your cable box. You might want to consider an electric fence--it really helps the satellite signal." "Hendrik you're ...
... which was all really nice (and all the fish for a minuscule £8 and we made enough for 6 rather than 3!). On the night, we just did our own thing with leftovers etc.
And on Thursday morning Louis dropped us off for our final thing in SA, our safari. We are very grateful to Louis for everything he's done for us whilst we've been in Joburg, so with him heading to England the same day we go to Dubai, we ...
... on the blog in a while, due to a combination of factors. First, we have to fully admit, we got a little lazy. Writing blog posts started to feel like a bit of a chore, and neither of us wanted to do it for a bit. But then we arrived in South Africa, only to find that finding free internet was as elusive as seeing lions in Kruger in February. And the pay internet wasn't cheap or fast. So we really had to ration ...