Protea Hotel Stellenbosch
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- Airport Transportation
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- Conference facilities
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One of the advantages of our latest hotel is that it has a good sized pool. Outdoors and not so warm but it is at least 25 metres long so the fins and kickboard get a decent workout this morning. Breakfast and preparations are a leisurely affair as we are not heading to the ground until 11:00. Once in the bus we stop at a local supermarket as the …
Today we have to make the 50-minute drive into Cape Town to play against the Western Province Cricket Club's Chairman's XI. Along the drive we pass Khayelitsha, one of the largest townships in Cape Town. Over half a million people live in this area and reportedly un-employment is around 60%. Seeing the shacks, no more than small tin sheds, stacked …
As today is a rest day, the majority of the group are heading off to do a tour of various wineries in the Stellenbosch area. They are also planning on visiting a big cat exhibition. As I'm feeling a little weary from the constant go-go-go, I decide (as do a few others) to remain behind and have a quiet day back at the hotel.
The morning is …
Unfortunately the caravan must roll on and we are all a little sad to be leaving the wonderful town of Knysna. We are now on the road to Stellenbosch and our luxurious 53-seat coach has been replaced by a 22-seat bus with rattling windows, a whining fan-belt and a gear box that makes awful noises on every second gear-change. There is some doubt …
... when he took his first steps towards freedom to a world that waited for this moment just as he did. (Because of the years he had spent on hard labour in the limestone quarry, his eyesight had deteriorated and his eyes remained extremely sensitive. He had one strict rule for the press, which remained until his death - no flash photography). Of course we couldn't go into the grounds or see the quarters where he was moved ...