Protea Hotel Upington
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... is famous for its sultanas which are exported worldwide. Wine is one of the main sources of income to the economy of the area with one of the largest wine co-operatives, Orange River Wine Cellars situated in the heart of Keimoes. Bakkiespomp An old restored working waterwheel in the centre of the village which pumps water from the Gariep River to farms in the area. Located on the main ...
... to work. Bummer. Hey, but how about cargo the airport lady suggested. We checked and it would cost 20 dollars. Awesome. So Sarah went over to the house to get the passport. It was an expired one. Bummer. So to Seth’s consternation, she started searching his room. She found it in his bedside drawer. Awesome. They took it to the airport and had it sent on its way.
We headed to town to find some lunch and ...
Great time. Traveling rote 66 was so tiring and took for ever but want to do it again. I saw so many different thing along the way. Flamingo bay, there were so many flamingos and it felt like you good hardly walk anywhere. I love going to museums but this one wasn't that interesting. The hotel was nice. Wish I could go ...
I decided to spend the weekend in Upington. This is a town of extremes... I went to the airport Saturday and the temperature was 31 deg C and the humidity was 12%, which is really low.
It has the longest runway in Africa at 4.9km. OR Tambo Intl airport's longest runway is around 4.3km. The space shuttle can land here.
Upington boasts the longest date palm tree lane in SA at 1041 meters ...
I went into the only pub in town at 4pm to find out if they served dinner, because the hotel said they don't serve dinner.... weird!
I did this before the Spar closed as I was not interested in going to bed hungry. Burgers was the only item on the pub menu and it was not bad at all.
Halfway through dinner a farmer in his mid 30's walked in... complete with SA ...