Travel Blogs from Sandton
... br> Preheat oven 180F.
Grease 2 Large baking sheets
Beat sugar and butter until fluffy and then beat in eggs and then nuts.
Add flour, baking powder and oats. Stir well . When dough like drop dessert spoonfuls onto trays and bake. Leave space for them to spread.
Bake for 15 mins until golden brown. Freeze for camping unless you plan to eat soon. Defrost on the road.
... then like 42,500 which I thought would surely be enough for a taxi to the airport!!! So I was sorted. Went to breaky for the last time in Zambia....sad times!!! Buffet styley, got my cereal, picked up a muffin, and asked for egg on toast!!! Ru was there and joined me for breaky the big ginger kayaking scot, so he had the muffin in the end and after that we went to the riverside bar next door looking for crocodiles!!! Didn't see any though... Then I went to order a taxi for half ...
... know and answered all our questions, and had plenty of stories to tell.
We visited the Hector Pieterson Museum, which was erected in memory of Hector Pieterson, who was shot on June 16th 1976 during a student protest against teaching in Afrikaans in schools. It was a horrific moment during the apartheid period, where thousands of children were protesting peacefully, when the police opened fire, and many were injured, and some killed.
We drove past the stadium where ...
... was totally hooked. Our Africa trip was officially on.
Donning The Beast
This is not a game for sissies. When you buy a 4x4 - and I mean a MAN's 4x4 - you enter into a on- and off-road macho fight of the egos ...but jeez, does it feel good to be so high and so big! (Even getting through the William Nicol interchange commands a bit of respect from the vendors). But, you drive big, means you pay big.
... which looked like the suburbs of London. Nice living areas with large houses, quiet roads and everything nice and clean. Am I really in Afica? We had some food in a sort of English bar in a shopping mall. Nothing indicates here that it would be unsafe to walk around on your own, except the high fences around all houses. Feels like my time ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet