Protea Hotel Samrand
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... of our tickets, ZAR 25 for a student). Our guide was a young girl, probably a law student. She was very informative. During the tour she took us to two sections – Number Four and Constitutional Court.
The Constitution Hill is a national heritage site that has witnessed over a century of South Africa’s history. From rebellious Boer soldiers who fought with the British soldiers at the turn of the century, the youth caught up in the Soweto Uprising, to the ...
... t see a change in the profile of the vehicle as a whole. Getting into these seats requires clambering up the sides of the vehicles, and does require negotiating ladder-like steps which may remind you of kids' "jungle gyms." People with limited mobility and strength are simply not going to be able to manage this maneuvering. OAT's warnings about physical condition for this tour are entirely apt. "Roads" in the bush are often sandy, rutted with swerving ...
... We all got
on the minibus and made out way to Lion Park.
arrived we got taken to our ‘tents’ and then had our orientation. We walked round to all the different
enclosures and shown where the different ‘duties’ are based. Taking lots of pictures as I went round and
then hopped on the in enclosure bus to get close to the larger lions etc.
know that in any of ...
... see the logic in paying them but they just stood around and refused to leave. The "airport staff" even told us this is standard procedures and we can go to the office to see his boss, his boss would surely say the same!
I was quite ****** off, but the free shuttle service will only arrive in another 15mins and they simply refused to leave. So my friend took out USD$2 and gave them the money. To our ...
... to make your own dinner is also very cost saving.
* Booking accomodation for sleeping only and no breakfast is definitely the way to go
* Tank bags are a must
- Learnt to eat & drink a lot and when you wash your clothes on the West coast the water shrinks your clothes (Ha,Ha)
- Layering of clothing works
- Learnt how to compete snoring against Mark
- Learnt to relax and go with the flow