Oude Werf Hotel
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This is going to be a short blog. We have a 4am wake up tomorrow in order to fly to the Kreuger game reserve.
The 9am start allowed us to sleep in this morning. Then after a big breakfast we were on the bus headed for the ostrich farm.
We traveled thru an agricultural area - dairy, sheep, chickens, wheat, olive groves, grapes. I …
We started the day with another huge scrumptious buffet breakfast. I took a pic of the dripping honeycomb. They set up a real honeycomb and honey drips onto a tray for use. Cool.
I also took a pic of the road that doesn't go anywhere. Dick said they ran out of money a number of years ago and just quit. (The scene in terminator 3 was filmed …
... samosas, sausages, breads, salads, and not to mention all the wine and beer on offer to go with it all. Still, we managed to resist and we distracted ourselves with the craft and furniture stalls. The only thing stopping me from buying anything other than budget issues was the logistics of getting it back home again but even so it was difficult to resist. They even have rescue puppies from the townships in view when you leave the market. I could have easily taken one ...
... African township. It's known for its gangs. So we are being extra precautious. Our first patient was a stroke patient, who was the most educated we've seen yet. She also had gout and we talked about the causes of her gout. She understood that seafood and fish might be a cause and she told me she chooses her fish based on omega 3-fatty acids!! What?!? You know that (I thought to myself)?! Impressive. When leaving our patients' home we found ...
... with rolling hills, to canyons, and finally the upland grasslands, or velds I guess you'd term them, as we neared Johannesburg.
The other thing I wanted to mention was that our hotel room in Cape Town was disappointingly run down on first appearances, and the bed springs had been absolutely sprung. We vowed, as we turned in for the night, to ask for a different room in the morning. There. I've said my piece. Kudos to Bill for a great ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility