The Lakes Hotel and Conference Center
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Travel Blogs from Benoni
Fare-thee-well Zimbabwe and endless election posters of Mugabe's face (they were even on the trees in the national parks). Hello South Africa and advertisements for efficient and safe penis enlargement and safe abortion ("Come with it, leave without it!"). Th general feeling amongst both Africans and travellers I've met so far is that South Africa isn't "real" Africa. But one of the many useful and practical lessons my degree in English has taught ...
... counted to 10, sang the days of the week, months of the year, etc for us. It was precious!! We concluded our visit by playing with them at their park. I had to resist the urge to take one of them back on the bus with me! An hour drive brought us to the famous Kruger National Park. We all hope to see the big 5 in the next couple of days! The big five are: elephant, black rhino, lion, leopard, and cape buffalo. ...
... to our first tour. We got to see a bunch of different animals and the
baboons were the most entertaining. We were told about a lion, but it
left before we got there.
When we got back, I took a quick nap
and then we went to dinner. We had wine, bbq African sausage, some
potato salad thing and grilled veggies. It was pretty good, but nothing
great. We talked with the other groups and got to learn some stuff about
Ireland from ...
... not sure of spelling), and Banana(not real name, Jaaps preferred name for him and it has stuck). We made it to Arbals house which was right next to a Shipbeen(drinking place). The house was a government build house but Arbal was busy building his own house on top of the previous house, one of the supporting walls for the new house had been directly built through the old house meaning the only way inside was ...
... and enjoyed some coffee tequila and daiquiris.
Christmas was spent with our family at Aunty Liz’s place -18 people in total, including Mom, Aunty Liz, Mark, Michelle, Sean, Thora, Aunty Irene, Uncle Stanley, Michael, Heidi, Josh, Hannah, Aunty Chrissie, Uncle Danie, Johan and his wife, and Ceril. Great food, great company – overall one of the very best Christmas days I have had in many years.
Back to Benoni for me ...