Thaba'Nchu Sun Hotel & Casino
Travel Blogs from Bloemfontein
... water, 1.5L and 20 minutes at the cricket I felt pretty hydrated, enough to join Badger in the gym at lunch�� a steady night at the hotel was enough for all of us!
The cricket was delayed by rain in the afternoon and a spectacular Lightning display, so much so that although the rain and hail saturated the pitch the covers were off and 19 overs to complete the day, but bad light put paid to that.
The following day Day 4 we got down early as the was ...
Heading for the town of Bloemfontein to visit a national museum unfortunately
we could not get anywhere to park as it is in the middle of the town. We then
headed for the Boer War museum and managed to just get around before
it closed. It was extremely interesting and went into a lot of
detail about the Concentration camps, which were first introduced by
the British so that the men would have no one to go back to for ...
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... at Middleburg and Roland took over driving duties.
Lunch stop with coffee and tea, rolls with cheese and sausage, biscuits and chocolate. Wine gums for dessert - we know how to live the high life!
Scenery now changed from the flat expanses of the Free State to the mountains of the Eastern Cape. Next road was N10.
... by the British during the "Scorched Earth" policy during the Boer War. This policy was instigated by Lord Kitchener to retaliate against farms where the Boer men had fought against the British. The farms were burnt and the women and children resettled in the camps. This prevented the Boer fighters being fed and restocked with provisions and ammunition from their home farms.
A drive across country to Kimberley was next. The countryside ...
Other places to stay in Bloemfontein
202 Nelson Mandela Drive, Bloemfontein | 4 star hotelfrom $93
Cnr Nelson Mandela Drive & Parfitt Avenue, Bloemfontein | 3 star hotelfrom $94
101 Henry St, Bloemfontein | 4 star hotelfrom $103
Cnr. Nelson Mandela and Melville Drive, Bloemfontein | 3 star hotelfrom $131
Bloem Plaza, East Burger Street, Bloemfontein | 4 star hotelfrom $72
Dersley Street 10, Bayswater, 9301, Bloemfontein | 5 star hotelfrom $99
8 Stapelberg Street, Bloemfontein | Hotelfrom $138
17 Markgraaff Street 9300, Bloemfontein | Hotelfrom $11
19 President Street Steyn Avenue, 9301, Bloemfontein | Hotelfrom $61