Three Trees at Spioenkop
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... and drove back to the backpackers through torrential rain, strong winds and complete silence. Our bad South African luck was becoming a joke now. At the guesthouse we moped about waiting for the owners to get back, hoping they would offer some advice, if not, something else for us to do! We waited and waited, watched a movie on the iPad (Wolf of Wall Street - great movie) and waited some more. When they arrived back it was ...
... deer), so they're not exactly harmless to humans! All of this helped me understand my feral parrot in Singapore a bit better. I must teach that parrot a thing or two when I return. The other thing I did was to watch the Drakensberg boys choir. The choir is ~100 strong and looks like it's a primary and secondary school open to kids who can sing. Watching the choir gave me one of the few pangs of homesickness I've had in this trip so far. It wasn't the normal "oh I miss ...
... asked the dude where the thermostat for the air conditioning was, he said it was in the bedroom. We thought that was good, at least it would be cool for sleeping. Couldn't find it until I looked up and saw only a ceiling fan. We can open the windows, but there are no screens. I wasn't too keen on sleeping with all our windows wide open and waking up with a monkey in our bed or a large snake in our bathroom. (or anything else for that matter, ...
... nod along, very aware he's taking me very near my intended destination. Say one thing for travelling through Africa on your own. Say it teaches you to be open-minded (and patient, and have a very flexible sense of personal hygiene).I eventually make it to the Drakensberg, firmly ensconced in small town South Africa, surrounded by farmland and a few houses with very little security. The hostel has a sauna and a jacuzzi though which is ...
... nom nom. Once they had taken both these discoveries away from her, she was utterly fed up with the handlers and would not perform for anything haha. Fair enough.
Later on we went shopping round some very cool sort of tourist tat/ unusual African furniture/ weaving/ hides shops. Interesting, and some unusual objects. There was some nice furniture but I have no idea how I would get a small cabinet, or chest of drawers home.
After that we had lunch (bring on the food ...