Peermont Metcourt at Taung
Travel Blogs from Kimberley
We left Boereplaas at 7h15, filled the petrol tanks at Stella and moved on to the border post , Arrived Ramatlabana 9h30 left 10 h30. Indien ice and nou wonder waste be-Engels is dit met my - die dem tablet verander my Afrikaans in iets wat lyk na. Grieks. My geraadbraakte Engels is baie better as daar die Grieks.. Jy hoef slegs te kyk na die Eerste sin. Dit was bedoel om die vlg te wees - indien iemand sou wonder wat ...
... disappointing holes like Beaufort West we had seen on the way here. Decked out with antiques and refurbished it was a delight and surrounded by cottages from a similar period. It was also great value for money.
That night we walked through town past old shops and a church to the local pub, where we had a traditional pub meal with all its Boer meat splendour. A portion of lamb chops here was actually three chops.
The next morning ...
Apparently, around 70% of the global platinum production originates from the Rustenburg area. The strikes in the platinum mines are crippling the town.... that is according to some business owners I talked to, however I saw no evidence of that on the streets.... I may be wrong here. As far as I know the platinum miners go back to work ...
... important "l" that) here. I think it is called limestone in English.
So, last night I went looking for a pub that serves food. I found a pub but they referred me to "Die Plaaskombuis" for dinner. I was the only patron in the restaurant the entire duration of my meal, but the pictures on the walls made it worth it.
After dinner I went back to the pub and had a drink..... nothing else happened :)
... 8217;s ready for a hunt. Then we startle a steenbok as it tries to bury its dung. The scenery is just gorgeous this morning and the guinea fowl very reluctant to give up their early morning constitution along the path of least resistance. We really want to find the lions this morning and see lion tracks upon the morning tire tracks. There are two groups, a female with cubs, and a pride of about ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service