The Palace of the Lost City
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We awoke after an unusual and welcome lie in and headed to breakfast. It is difficult to describe how impressive the breakfast buffet was unless you had seen it or experienced it before. It is South Africas largest breakfast buffet with 250 items to choose from and its quite frankly ridiculously good!! From …
... tour all around the Gary Player country resort and spa and included a complete trip around his custom designed golf course.
We set off, all in a line, getting used to the Segway and the way it moves and there were strict rules on no overtaking. Naturally Sam and JT discovered that if they held back from the group a while, we could get a nice bit of speed up catching them up again.
Around 25 minutes in, we were all stopped and our ...
Waking up at 8am the group went for a team run to maintain their fitness before the tournament on Thursday. We ran up to the main welcome centre at sun city then walked around the Gary Player golf course which hosts the million dollar challenge for the top 12 golfers each year. After about an hours walk we returned to the apartments with most catching the bus back but Jon, Toby, Alec and Mr Bowden running. After a quick dip in the pool we played ...
... and their 3 little dogs. Their house is lovely in a gated secure area and seems to go on forever, with a big swimming pool out the back, and room after room decorated in African art. She has a live in maid too, so it feels like we are staying in a hotel with our bed being made and bathroom cleaned every morning. It is weird and quite awkward just leaving dirty dishes on the sink and things like that (but having a maid is a normal part of daily life for a lot of people here). After ...
... into the country. After this, we are told to return to where the bus is parked so we can take all our luggage off of the bus to carry it through South African customs. Shuffling forward at a snail’s pace, we finally make it through, and then wait in the cold for our bus to come and pick us all up again, which it did, at around 10:30pm.
After a few hours of very light and very broken sleep, we kept our eyes open long enough to notice the ...