The Palazzo Montecasino
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I almost didn't make it. On Saturday July 4th, I sprayed all of my clothes with the mosquito repellent I purchased from EMS (I wasn't taking any chances) while Vinnie cooked out for the family. Later that evening we decided to head up to Lowell, MA to see some of his friends. A car ran us off the road, we spun out of control into on coming traffic …
... perimeter walls and pretty gardens. Some garages have been converted into outside flats, and one or two rooms may house large families. The guide pointed out “elephant houses”, which have concrete walls and roofs which cannot be extended as most houses in Soweto have been. Each house accommodates 2-3 families, but it is the red roofs that are responsible for the name: they are round like an elephant's ...
... was when I was stood there waiting for this guy, I was admiring my rafting bruises and came across all these red spots on the inside of my right arm! Oh ****. Oh **** I thought! Guna die! Then realised it was probably just a rash from the malaria tablets.....still gutted though as didn't think I was havin any side affects!! The dude was nice, chatting away, I was expecting a mini bus transfer obviously then we went to the car park and he had a little white old golf GTI and ...
... tidbit: if you leave horse blood on your hands for too long your hands go green. The girls who work here have to deal with green hands all the time, and it's difficult to get off.
I still maintain this has been the best experience I've ever had thus far. Only a few days left here and I leave on Wednesday for Joburg and my overland tour, which I'm super excited for. I'm also excited for it to get warmer because my hands are freezing as we speak ...
... children his age do. Again Lisa and Steve have been fantastic, giving me a place to stay and allowing me to just relax. We also went on an unexpected trip to Durban for the weekend which I will tell you all about in another blog entry.
South Africa has been great. I leave on Thursday for Australia after a short 10 day stop-over. It's been a perfect opportunity to get some washing done, get a decent meal or two and see some wonderful ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services