Protea Hotel Kimberley
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... station -- about a 20 minute ride. We then took a taxi to our hotel. All in all, the transition went smoothly and was about $20 less expensive than paying the hotel transportation. Upon arrival at the hotel but, "what to our wondering eyes appeared but a HUGE mall thru the hotel's rear". We, of course, visited the mall after showers and found a ...
... pens and cages. The guide who checked us in told us to follow him and he would take us to the lions. We walked about 1/4 mile and came to a fence which he opened. As we walked in, to our left 4 young lions (2 years old) came to the fence and we're trying to get to us. There were 92 lions in several large fenced in areas. We took over 200 pictures and spent almost an hour walking thru ...
... then drove back into town and had a drink at the Star bar -- the oldest bar in Kimberly. It was just what we really like -- a dive -- with swinging doors and everything. The BEST part was that four drinks cost me $7.60! We then went to dinner at Johan Deyzel's home and met his wife and daughter. We drank copious amounts of wine and brandy, had lots of laughs and ate, for the first time, an Oxtail Stew -- Potjie. We instantly felt as part of the family and really enjoyed the ...
... lovely home. We just relaxed and got to know Elsa for a couple of hours until Leon came home. Leon suggested that we take a drive to see some "game". We went to the Rooifontein Farm -- a super large area where we drove around on dirt and grass paths. At first, we saw groups of Ostrich in the fields. Leon persevered and soon we began seeing ...
... Vaalharts is situated east of the Harts River and is enclosed from the south by the Vaal River. The canal system consists of a total of 1,176 kilometres of concrete-lined canals. It irrigates a total of 39,820 hectares of licensed land, currently supporting 1,040 irrigation farmers. That number includes roughly 47% of commercial farmers as well as 53% of upcoming small farmers. The scheme also provides industrial water to ...