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Travel Blogs from Kempton Park
... from the hotel had taken us to the centre and dropped us by the door so we wandered amongst All the big designer names until Mother saw a sign for Woolworths and made a bee line for it much to My amazement!! For lunch we found a Portugese Tapas bar on the wharf where a sea gull took a particular fancy to Mother and kept dive bombing her at one time nearly landing in her hair! For those that know Mother does not like things ...
... shining of the granite after the rain. Paarl is the Africaan word for pearl.
Upon entering the wine region our first stop was the Drakenstein prison where Nelson Mandela was released on February 11th, 1990 Drakenstein Correctional Centre (formerly Victor Verster Prison) is a low-security prison between Paarl and Franschhoek, on the R301 road 5 km from the R45 Huguenot Road, in the valley of the Dwars River in the Western Cape of South Africa. The ...
I want to go home so bad but I also really love it here.
I love my placement and everything we're doing but I just want to go home.
That's how I feel everyday but then I know that when I'm home I will wish I was back here.
Today I got up bright and early, like every other day, and got ready for work. I always sleep in
actually, well, compared to everyone else. I don't have to do my hair (it's already straight and pretty), I don't have to pick out ...
... by the Royal Family including the Queen as a young princess. After a stroll round the peaceful gardens and random cannons, we had a drink and set off. Back at Val & Kevin's we spent an hour or so trying to pack all our bits in our rucksacks, including the windmill. It is definitely going to be touch and go, whether we can fit it all in! We gave up and had a beer or two instead. At 6.30pm the clouds blackened again, the wind got up ...
... driver was only my tour guide for the day.
Cape town is definitely more cosmopolitan than the east of Africa. I like it very much! Very beautiful, very diverse! I keep forgetting they drive on the other side of the road and they use Km and Rand is their currency. Everyone knows a bit of English! I had forgotten how much I love to travel and how well is quenches my thirst for knowledge. I wish we were here ...
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