Southern Sun The Ridge
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... with other vegetables on the side. Lorenzo makes you feel like you are a guest in his home, constantly popping out of the kitchen to check if you are enjoying the meal and have a chat. Breakfast the next morning was another culinary adventure. Zac and I were served coffee and juice and given a menu to choose from cereal and fruits or a cooked option. I choose the French toast served with preserved green figs and Zac chose the hot cakes (flapjacks), ...
After 2 nights on a plane, we were less than fresh, so Kellie and I stopped by the duty free shot for free samples of Burberry perfume. In the Johannesburg airport we had some confusion because the British Airways employee in Chicago who checked our bags told us we had to get our bags out in Johannesburg and re-check them, but when we got there.... no bags.
Today we had drove to the village of the Ndebele people. First we visited the home of Esther Mahlungu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esther_Ma hlangu). She is the most prominent artist behind the colorful traditional work of the Ndebele people. She showed us how she uses feathers to do her paintings. We then went on to the home of one of the queens of the Ndebele tribe, Nomsa Daphane – she hosted us for a delicious (vegan!) lunch ...
breakfast - indian omelette, fresh juice, fruit cowaga grapes - exceptional place! The drive east out through is Hazyview is verrrrry foggy and then it's pine view all the way! amazing amount of timber plantations- apparently for the underground mines. "everything in this country is for the mines" Arrive at the eastern Kruger gate, boot checked twice, paperwork like the paper mill is going out of ...
... br> The second month was very much not so good. It was still a pleasant novelty spending time at home even though South African beaurocracy and customs almost made the sun set on our happy holiday. The 6th of June was the official day of delivery in Durban and three days later our babies were in Johannesburg. At this stage we were looking at having the bikes back before my brothers birthday on the 15th.
Optimism is always highest before ...