Mandolino Lodge & Restaurant
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... drive all this way to be on the beach, you may ask yourself? Well, Tofo is a place where you swim with resident whale-sharks! While we wait for the right weather conditions, the kids do their homework and play on the beach. The conditions are poor the next couple of days and we wait and relax. On the third day, the sun is shining, the wind is minimal and the sea is not too bad, conditions which are good enough. Getting on the boat from the beach is an art called “The ...
... The Office, Gin and Tokyo Star. All were well priced for drinks and had good music to cut some shapes too! A definite highlight of the night was fishing for gummy worms in our blue worm cocktail...just like normal fishing this is certainly not easy when 2 straws are your instruments but after a good giggle we got their in the end! I think I will be adding sweets to all my cocktails in the future it's a winner!! ...
... into bed not even 9pm!! (5am Australian time after beginning our day at 2.30am Brisbane time!)
Bad mistake -we are now awake at 4am ready to get on with the day, Ah well showered and time for a walk. We back tracked our path from last night so we could take some photos
and it was much quieter at this time of the day. We spent some time reading the Codesa Walk- a tribute to South Africa's return to democracy. This filled in a good 45 minutes and meant it ...
... day. Being based in Rosebank actually worked out pretty well since Joburg's famous Sunday rooftop market is inside Rosebank Mall. Lucky me! There are over 600 stalls of African art, jewelery, crafts, clothing, food, ceramics, etc. The market runs on Sunday only from 9 am to 5 pm. Go early. I picked up lots of beautiful pieces for family and friends. If only I had more space, I would have bought more! ...
... cocktails (oh dear..another weakness), to Kosher hotdogs and Ethiopian treats!
Once you have managed to tear yourself away from all the temptation, you can make your way upstairs where they sell arts and crafts, books, jewellery, vintage clothing, African and Jozi (Johannesburg) design and more. After about an hour of browsing, I was ravenous and made my way back downstairs to the food stalls and ...
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