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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... of the track and was observed by Laine making its way further into the bush. Maree and Laine continued in their roles as potential adder fodder, leading the group, some without the requisite foot gear. The wildlife identification occurred courtesy of the scientific officers in a nearby building who provided us with a detailed scientific briefing!
... to the best drinking shot - The Springbok. This is a mix of Amarula cream (South African baileys) and peppermint liqueur resulting in a shot that tastes like an after dinner mint. So naturally we started the wine tasting tour with a few Springbok shots! We began our wine tasting at 10:30, first heading to the largest privately owned winery in South Africa. We tasted a few whites and some amazing reds! ...
... sorted us out with some cushions for the pool beds and I fell asleep - nothing to do with the wine! I was awoken at 6.30pm by Jackie, allegedly snoring loudly! now in the shade and freezing cold. We weren't hungry and didn't feel like going out, so me made do with coffee, some of Betty's homemade flapjacks, then more wine, whilst we considered our ongoing travels. Maybe it was the wine, but in a moment of madness, I booked a room at the iconic Table Bay Hotel at ...
Thursday was a very busy day! We visited the NRASD (National Religious Association for Social Development. We had three small sessions from people that work in the organization. It was very interesting! They were so generous and even fed us a large lunch and gave each of us a book to bring home. After we finished there we went straight to Stellenbosh University for a session with the dean of the school (Faculty of ...
... to observe that from the highway the shanty-towns look as bad as they did thirty years ago. It's a pity that every town is physically in two parts, making it harder to integrate and move forward. But barring a Mugabean turn for the worse, there is hope that a better South Africa may emerge.
Postscript in the wake of the Pistorius case:
In the Toronto Globe and Mail this week (20 Feb 2013) Russell Smith, who was born in South ...