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... There are lots of priorities especially traveling with children and I have compiled a list of foods and essential goodies however once you have settled and set up camp there are only a few necessities you long for.
1. A bed ... Although we have a good mattress in our trailers, in the night when the lions roar and my little girl
Cant sleep we bed swop and one of us ends up on a ...
... and got food a agin even though it was only an hour and half flight, chicken lasagne. And I like that they always say a proud goodbye from South African airways. Cute. Was sat next to the Spanish family that had been on the plane with me there and stayed at the waterfront too! So got to Johan same old shizzle with queues but finally got out and knew I had to ring the lodge for my free transfer. Was about to ring but phone had o credit, then got 100dollars changed to rands so had ...
... with lots of 6 feet tall silver chairs, a huge circular glass rain shower in the middle of the room, etc.
Today, we went on a tour of Pretoria which is the capital of SA - about one hour drive away - saw the main city square and govt buildings, nothing much. Then we went on a tour of Soweto (short for South West Township), a huge area of over 4 million people outside Jburg which started off as a ...
... depravity of Australia.
I went into Pretoria to do some sight-seeing on Wednesday. We went to a big monument that provides a great view of the city and then went and saw the government buildings in the city centre. We also drove past the rugby stadium which is home to the Blue Bulls. That was pretty impressive.
Sian and William have been fantastic. I can't thank them enough.
I have also been staying with another family friend ...
We have officially arrived in Johannesburg, after a long flight and not much sleep, were feeling pretty tired. We have our pre-departure meeting tonight for a trip tomorrow, then dinner, then shower, then bed!!! Not much exciting news to report. We have met two girls who are on our trip, which is nice. Ill update soon, but for now im over and out. Take care everyone ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool