Old Thatch Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... and then a clicking noise from Kirsty. We
stopped to try to find out what was wrong and ended up with me
driving and Mike walking alongside trying to hear what was wrong. In
the end we phoned for a tow truck at midday. We ended up sitting by
the side of the road and at 10 pm we gave up and went to bed. ...
... things away and left both the mattress and sleeping bag out to dry, I enjoyed a lovely hot shower. Dad was waking up when I returned complaining of a wet tent - the outside being wet! The birds really came out now and were certainly not weary of us flying around and settling on the camp chairs. The sun soon burnt the mist off.
We ventured out on an excellent short 8 km walk along the Breede River in the National Park, which dad really ...
... menu, and I ordered the wine with bread and olive oil set. We sniffed and swirled our glasses, decided which ones we liked and didn’t like and rated them like expert connoisseurs. However, we enjoyed the cheese and bread more than the wine itself. Everyone reading this blog are aware that Tom and I are not big wine drinkers so it was no surprise that after the tasting session I had the munchies, ...
I decided to take Route 62 to Cape Town and stay over at the "Warmwaterberg Spa" on a friend's recommendation. I have not slept in a caravan in 20 years. It is not expensive either and the spa water is around 40 Deg C. I stopped at Ronnie's Sex Shop just down the road. Really just a bar with a reputation, judging by the lingerie stapled to the ceiling. The scenery between Barrydale and Robertson is really pretty and a must ...
... to the interior.
The Drostdy was built by the Dutch East India Company in 1747 to serve as residence and official headquarters for the Landdrost. Soon after a gaol, a house for the secretary, a mill and various outbuildings were erected. We took a tour of the Drostdy and these pictures document this period of Dutch Cape ...