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... back to the US. I will be making my way from Johannesburg to Cape Town (potentially via Mozambique and/or Swaziland along the coast) before continuing my travels up to Cairo. I hope by the end of my travels to have visited a multitude of countries and anticipate traveling through them in the following order:
- South Africa
- Swazi land
... to help an ignorant westerner buy tea. Oh well…
A Strange Form of Bargaining
Bargaining is part of most shopping experiences for tourists. In tourist locations or tourist markets, it is a near comical endeavor. They start with a ridiculous high price, which is often 10 times higher than the lowest price you will accept. You go back and forth a long time and sometimes the sales ladies get very angry and try to shame you into ...
Poor Spike had to come home in the pouring rain and wouldn't let me come to pick him up, he was like a drowned rat when he got home. In the end we had a chilled out night watching a doco called Collapse which was very interesting and well worth a watch if you can, and then we started to watch a doco regarding the nature of Stonehenge which was awesome. And I must say this Henge has nothing on Gunbarrel henge ;-)
Just a few words about today, as this was our much needed chill out day, in Paradise Ridge, where we all got to get up when we wanted, and did what we wanted all day! I made the most of the sun lounger on the upper decking, which was bliss. There was a strong breeze, which was really welcome as it was so hot. I ended up with alternating between lying out with my book, and lying inside with my book. All day long….bliss! The kids watched some tv, for the first time in ...
... Arch first and before sunrise.
This arch is always a treat; its huge, exposed, high and you get a good view of the rest of the park. I set up my tripod ready for sunrise and waited about 10 minutes before the sun hit the red rocks and set them on fire. Delicate Arch gets light from the top down, along with the landscape behind it. As the sun rises the reds start coming out and accelerate towards you from the hill on the horizon and then closer and closer ...
Other places to stay in Nederland
55 Lakeview Drive, Nederland | 3 star hotelfrom $158