Protea Hotel Riempie Estate
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... are red in colour and the contrast with the vegetation is stunning. There are a very few hiking trails but the terrain is very rough and in the heat of the summer this would be a difficult trek.
Thie good gravel road is just over one lane wide but traffic can travel the pass from both directions and has never been altered since it was built. This makes it easy to understand the challenges in both constructing the pass and travelling it ...
... squeeze through. Our 2 representatives returned weary but on an adrenalin high.
The excursion to the ostrich farm was an experience…….mostly very interesting…some close encounters…massage , ‘kissing’ The riding was a little questionable but we all coped!!
Dinner, featuring ostrich steaks and springbok pie was delicious.
- They eat stones to help grind up the food in their bellies since they don’t have teeth.
- The only way to tell a male vs. a female is by the color of their feathers (black vs. grey). They grow up to 220 pounds within their first year.
- Ostriches have one mate for life and they will care after a baby ostriches that aren't their own, as long as they are younger than the other ostriches that they are caring after.
... than in many less affluent areas elsewhere in the country. I would also mention that here in Asia you would never get near these properties -- the whole island would be fenced, gated and guarded (same with many much less expensive neighbourhoods). Finally, one might be inspired to reflect on the decades of vicious public policy that allowed such luxury not simply to co-exist with a lack of basic human rights, but indeed to be built upon ...
Day1 - We started our day nice and early cleaning the Aviary where all the exotic birds and the Momasett monkeys live :) We then Helped Wayne clean out prickles the porcupine and Bambam and Betty the Meerkats. We then had some bonding time with Batman, Foxtrott and Foxtail the Bat eared foxes. After tea time we watched Craig train two of the cheetahs, Kwazi and luigi. We then picked some Hibiscus flowers and gave them to ...