Protea Hotel Upington
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... of the Orange River. The town was originally called Olyfenhoudtsdrif ('Olive wood drift'), due to the abundance of olive wood trees in the area, but later renamed after Sir Thomas Upington. It is the closest large centre to the Augrabies Falls (arguably the greatest of South African waterfalls) and the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. The landscape is very arid but the soil is fertile and crops such as fruit are grown in irrigated fields. The area ...
... 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 ...
... of 200 date pals planted 9 m apart.
The annual agriculture exhibition was held this weekend, and as I browsed the stalls I heard on the PA system something about bull riding etc. but did not pay much attention. Mechanical bull riding is not uncommon. Then I heard "SPCA"... and realised they were not talking about mechanical bulls but rodeo.
These guys take it really seriously and it beats ...