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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... agreed that it was a good effort indeed.
Whilst swimming one afternoon I had an encounter with the bottom of the pool, scraping my face and elbow to the point of bleeding. I quickly exited the pool to see that I had taken the skin off the scar on my elbow that was the result of Silver Duke of Ed Bike Riding... Good one...
In order to make the film for exchange, we decided that we wanted to film an assembly, with everyone filing in, standing up, sitting down ...
... all run away when the police come (not the border police). It’s a bit confusing to get our visa but it’s all done within 2 hours and we drive towards Maputo, 90km away. Driving in Mozambique is special. The roads are good or average but it’s the highway police that make it special. You need 2 breakdown triangles, a yellow jersey, plus your id and car papers to drive around. Don’t ever forget it! The police is everywhere and during our 300km journey to Xai ...
... we're out of practise!!) and made the short drive back to his house where his younger brother and parents were waiting. First impressions of Jo'burg were that it's a very normal looking modern city. Everything is in English which makes you feel like you're at home and as we landed we skimmed modern housing and shopping malls. The difference became more obvious as we headed to Louis'. The houses is his suburb are large and quite luxurious. This is once you can get past ...
... the border. I went to book a bus from Johannesburg to Maputo, Mozambique only to get a big warning sign saying that I must have a visa prior to crossing the border. Most of the people I asked were not a help, including the concierge and a travel agent, who knew nothing about obtaining these visa's because South African residents don't need them. After pushing them a little bit to look into on my behalf, it was confirmed that I will need ...
... and a security guard patrolling the area, who you can arrange to meet at the gate if for some reason you need to be out after dark. And this is supposed to be one of the nicer neighbourhoods.
But, the sky is blue, spring is in the air, and there are some massive birds in the tree on the other side of the wall making sounds I’ve never heard birds make before, so, so far so good!