Protea Hotel Wanderers
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... comically from shady spot to darkened room, seeking out fans and cold water. The hours crowding dawn and dusk are sublime in Zim, a fresh breeze gently washes out the killing midday heat, stars come out early and stay around late and and the animals come out to play and hunt and drink at waterholes. Bryce and i woke with the sun on day 3 for a game ride through Vic Falls National Park - and that's when the monkeys made their move. Our ride was magic, we rode two ...
... when we opened there was a live chicken sitting on the table and a trotter. Betty asked us if tomorrow after teaching we could stay a while longer because she wanted to cook us a traditional meal. She asked us to wear our traditional outfits she had made for us and her and her family would also wear theirs. She told us she would be killing the chicken herself! Haha she thought it was odd that at home we just go and buy the chicken meat from the store. She ...
... We did have a really good dinner at the "Quills" Restaurant in the Intercontinental Hotel which is the other on-the-grounds hotel at the O.R. Tambo airport (but costs about 4x what we're paying to stay at the City Lodge.) The "Biltong Spiced Beef Filet was excellent; everyone had that except Linda who went with a pork dish that was also very good. One change that has happened since our last visit to this City Lodge Hotel is that the "complementary" WiFi ...
... so I was able to go and help out at the local school as a cricket coach, passing on my great wealth of knowledge and understanding of both batting and bowling to a bunch of U10's who had, at max, been playing a year. They were actually incredibly good. It was amazing to compare what Kings has, with over 20 AstroTurf nets and real turf nets, all immaculate, to what they had: their three nets, old and rusty, with bumbs and cracks. King's new and shiny balls and kits stuffed ...
... br> On the way north from here we explored a couple of areas of historical significance, then crossed back into SA and made our way to the northern Drakensberg Mountains. Lesotho is entirely surrounded by SA, and the Drakensberg Mountains form a natural border in the north and east of the two countries. Over-nighted in Clarens, a small town nestled in the hills just outside the Golden Gate NP. The park is indeed golden, ...