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... also been getting to know their pets (8 dogs (2 jack russells, 4 dachshunds, a dachshund/pug cross and a massive African bull terrier of some description that I can best describe as a Rhodesian Ridgeback on steroids.
People have been lovely, weather the same. Think I'm going to be in for a bit of a good laugh here, watch this space.
Off to Ladysmith tomorrow so will tell you some more about what's going on then XXX
... me, although they cannot guarantee that all the items I had in it are still there. I am now in the process of arranging a courier to collect it and deliver it to Cape Town in the next couple of days...fingers crossed.
The following day we made the decision to get a replacement camera, for which we can claim on the insurance when we return home. And so we ventured into Johannesburg once more, and returned with our wallets a little lighter and our rucksacks ...
... hill to pick up our trip to the township in Sowetto. About 4 phone calls to the office and we made it finally. Trying to find somewhere safe to park the car was the next challenge. Paying a local to look after it we left with everything crossed! That worried we showed our tour leader to check it would be ok, as long as we were back before our minder left he thought we would be ok – oh how to inject confidence in you!! So we set off with our first insight in ...
... br> Aguas Calientes/Machu Picchu/Cuzco – Today we can decide if we want to take the bus to take some more pictures of Machu Picchu or just explore Aguas and go back to the mountain for some evening light
Day 14: 12 Oct
More time to explore the mysterious ruins before returning to Cuzco by train in the afternoon.
Next time I will tell you more about our planned trip down into the Amazon jungle.
Keep on walking
Phil & Carina
... out how to transfer money from a European to a South African account to pay for the car, and finally found an alternative solution. One step closer to getting everything sorted out. After receiving loads of good advice for our trip (and a proper map of South Africa) from Mathew and his wife Pauline, we were ready to find ourselves a bed for the night to get a good night sleep before setting off the next morning. Since all accommodation ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service