Art Gallery Guest House - Thandekayo
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... use. But coming back we took a cab from the taxi line up. I knew as soon as he pulled away and he didn’t turn the meter on that he was going to overcharge. I told him to put the meter on and he said “Oh thank you” like he forgot. Then he had to put the street into GPS. His meter was running faster than the last cab. When we arrived the meter read more than 25 rand then we should have paid so I told him off. He tried to tell me that you have to ...
... leave the Waterfront and head out to our joining point hotel! While sitting in the taxi, I glanced behind me for one last time the Waterfront knowing that I’ll probably never come back again but that I’ll cherish forever my time spent here!
PS I have started posting pictures that Michel took. I have added (mfb) at the end of his photos.
... is actually the ostrich capital of the world, so we
passed a ton on the way in. I can’t say their my favorite animal, in fact I
think they’re pretty gross haha They’re really aggressive animals and can
actually kill you, with a kick they can basically cut you in half, our tour
guide told us. They’re also super fast runners which freaks me out. Our guide
even told us that some families will use them as their "watchdog" to keep their
... splendid sandy beach, and indigenous shrubs and wild-flowers make a perfect habitat for a large colony of African Penguins (aka Jackass penguins for their donkey-like bray). There are over 3000 penguins here and, when the ranger is not looking, you can walk up to within 3 feet of them.
After taking about a thousand photographs of penguins, including one I actually liked, we continued south ...
... break which was really nice! Today is also my friend Meribeth's birthday so we went to Pancho's (THE BEST MEXICAN PLACE EVER!) to celebrate! It is her 21st, which doesn't have the same meaning here as it does in America, but we definitely made it wonderful for her. We tried as hard as we could to make her birthday special being away from home. Also today I saw a girl wearing a Packer sweatshirt at the grocery store. I got to talking to her and she is a student at ...