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... place really is. If you have not seen the great old movie "Zulu" download it and have a look. It tells the story of Rorke's Drift which is just down the road. The more complete story is told by the tours from here each day and it is a fascinating one. I was recruited last week to drive one of the vehicles when there was a staff shortage so added to my skill set is now South African tour guide. Not that hard really just drive the vehicle and play the CD till you get to the site and let ...
Yesterday, after a bit of a hangover, I went to a garden party with James and Regi. The party was great fun and the food, courtesy of Mike and Neil, was spot on. Everyone I met couldn't have been nicer and am hopefully meeting up with Neil later this week to go and see some sights.
England beat SA in the cricket ...
... Sharks came from almost 20 points behind to win 42-40, which was very well received here it must be said.
We then proceeded to drink ourselves into oblivion so all in all a non-productive but nonetheless very enjoyable day! We're going out to one of Regi and James's friend's house for dinner later so may have some more photo's and stuff later on.
... we went back to the dairy farm to do the eye removal from the previous day. I have to say that I was happy with the job we did and that my stitches look quite neat (see pictures for that too if you like). The funniest thing about this was a little girl who lived on the farm said to me "when you've taken the eye out, can I keep it for my eye collection?". I burst into laughter, with my mind's eye conjuring her bedroom wall to wall with jars ...
... to Brett.
For the next four nights we were going to be staying with a friend from work, Francois. His family's farm is in the Verde, which is in the Free State. It was only a few hours drive away from here.
Our sightings for the morning were eland, hippo, impala, black-backed jackal, kudu, lion, common reedbuck, warthog, blue wildebeest and ...