Blue Gum Country Estate
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Conference facilities
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... George said that these vans function as taxis from the townships. They return from the city empty, and it's a race back to the townships to pick up more passengers. In the evenings, the race happens in reverse. On the opposite side of the highway, we saw some of these vans on their trip from the township to the city - they were packed to the gills. I wondered if our waiter this morning took one of these vans.
After the rains of the last two days, the ...
... in Tanzania - the first on Gary's birthday! The last fine was 30 000 Tanzanian Shillings (R200), but Bronwen spoke so sweetly to the lady Police Officer and told her it was too expensive in Swahili, a phrase that she was practicing for the markets. Well, they became new ...
... a whale (maybe it was too wet for them!). Looking like a couple of drowned rats we ran to a restaurant called Lemon Butta that had been recommended by Hilary, only to find that they were fully booked. We then found a cute little restaurant in the town square called Fisherman's Cottage. After securing the last remaining table, it seemed everyone wanted to eat or shelter from the rain, at the same time, we ordered a couple of pints of Birkenhead beer ...
... solely for the purpose of Shark Cage Diving. After a 20 minutes high speed drive, we stopped. Started waiting. Changed to wetsuits – WETSUIT UP BABY! (what reference is that? (Including Season/Episode number or Title) The first answer gets a price :P). Cage into the water. Fish-oil into the water (to attract sharks). And waiting.
I was talking to Nichola, one of the shark guys, about why do Sharks go to where the ...
... on the mainland in Southern Africa. The variety that live here are the African Penguins and they have been here since 1982, even though the area was well-populated with humans when they arrived. Then there were only 2 breeding pairs and now there are about 2200 penguins. This variety is considered an endangered species.
We saw many penguins freely wandering around their protected environment. They were busy getting on with their ...