Ibhayi Guest Lodge
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Vertrek om kwart over acht voor een overgangsetappe. Vanochtend rijden we naar het Golden Gate Hooglandpark dat een van de meest spectaculaire landschappen van Zuid-Afrika biedt.
Dit nationaal park dankt zijn naam aan de gestreepte zandsteenformaties die bij zonsondergang opgloeien als goud. Door oxydering …
... to do with PE. The tour turned out to have additional extras we didn’t know about such as going around the city and hearing about some of its history, which was really cool. We found out the PE was named after a man’s dead wife Elizabeth who also had a pyramid built for her! We then drove around all the townships. In the 1960s the then culturally mixed city was segregated with the north being for the blacks and coloureds and the south for the whites. ...
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Mary West, my professor at NMMU (the University I studied at in Spring 2011) is helping at the primary school this year as well. She brings a group of university students on Thursdays. They are teaching English through song to these young students. The other week they taught the children the song "World's Greatest."
Beautiful things are happening in the New Brighton Township. Besides ...
... to the Pick and Pay to get stuff for Bear to eat before the plane tomorrow (he is flying out tomorrow afternoon and I'm flying Thursday). Had a lovely stroll along the beach and I rejoiced at the fact that I had bought chocolate after not having it for a while. We had a snack and found a local entertainer performing by the pier. He was just outside of Barney's (a local bar). While watching him I heard something familiar and looked up to see none other than Bri and Lily (two of ...
... Springbok, Zebra, Giraffe, Impala, monkeys, and other kinds of buck. There were lots of babies and babies to come. It was an amazing 2 hours.
After this I could not resist the chance to play with some more adult cheetahs. 30 rand? So cheap. They had 3 big ones there so off we went. As we were leaving the bush café, we saw two guys sitting in a corner deep in conversation. I asked the girl who took us to the cheetahs who ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center