Quiet Mountain Country House
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Just when one was going in behind the bushes, I saw one trying to mount another. Then we saw two large male Baboons fighting but one backed off. The reason why he backed off was because he had a thorn in his foot … at first he stood up, trying to take it out. Then he sat down and worked on pulling the thorn out which he successfully did a minute or two later. However the battle was lost as he couldn’t continue.
... Drakensburg Mountains, Waterfalls and very “african” rolling ranges as far as the eye can see.
After the long drive, home is a welcome sight … although where is home these days ?? I guess home is where the heart is ….. and the new South Africa is where black and white unite. It was only a short trip on this occasion, but it was such a pleasure to again see and experience Soweto united with both black & white together !!!
Woken up at 7 by Ria, come now, look see the monkeys. Leapt out of bed half asleep to see heaps of monkeys leaping around and flying through the trees by the branches. A brilliant sight to see, got a few shots in so hopefully there are some good ones among them. Following that excitement we had cooked breakfast then headed for the pool about 9. Plenty of sunshine, just a lazy beautiful day. Finished off the bottle of Amarula that Caren gave me - delish! Clean up ...
... and we are still waiting. My turn in the cubicle starts with an interrogation on why grace them with my presence. Explanations of what we do and why we are here falls on deaf ears as all this lady sees, is my Box, filled with stuff. I am ordered to open the carefully wrapped box filled with Gift bottles and Lanyards for the conference attendees. She promptly ask what these are fore and accept my explanation of "gifts for ...
... to be the case in Africa. So we’ll land in Johannesburg, which everyone says to avoid, with nothing booked. A true traveller! A visit to Rio wouldn’t be complete without seeing the Maracana and I go there with the boys on sunday to watch the local derby Vasco de Gama vs. Fluminense. For me, going to the Maracana is like going to a religious temple, it’s a shrine as much as a sporting venue. The stadium has had a make-over with modern functionalities included and ...