Kwandwe Melton Manor
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There seems to no longer be a backpackers here, so spent ages going round trying to negociate a good price for a room in one of the numerous empty hotels.
One savvy manager finally asked us what we wanted to pay (R300!) and agreed to half the room rate on account of being quiet and totally low season. Really happy as room proper lush hotel with our own bath, heater, tea/ coffee and toilettries and 2 huge double beds! Sounds dull but man, we needed this!
I'm abit ...
To leave Hogsback I had to get up at 5.30 am. I won't bore you with the details but it took me almost 6 hours to cover less than 40 km - Hogsback to Alice, Alice to Fort Beaufort. Due to no transportation other than public, or, black taxis, that just wouldn't fill up.
After spending 2 hours waiting in the last - uncomfortably hot by now - I decided enough is enough. I had seen a guy in a car parked next to the mini-van, just sitting ...
... everyone else do it more than me. Particularly because I was not the best milker, I prefer to contribute to dairy farming by supporting them through my milk consumption habits. After we had a chance to squeeze a few drops out of the cow, Marnus would shoot milk into our mouths. The only problem was that he didn't stop when it was my turn. I got an entire mouthful of warm milk and had to pull away to keep from choking! After milking, they drove us out to a ...
Sorry not been in touch for a while, how is everybody??
Having a possibly even more awesome time than the last time I updated this blog thing. I'm extremely jealous of the people who live here; to get into the nearest town for shopping they have to drive through the open game reserve. Lucky?!! It's amazing!!
The reason I know this is because last week I ...
Sorry not posted anything in a while, and sorry STILL no pics - I've nipped on Cary's laptop very quickly before I go to bed!!
How is everyone?? Someone tell me about harmony tour pleeeeeease :D was thinking of you all!
Right....not sure where to begin. Firstly, I'm going to be crying on last day here. I've never ever in my whole life loved a place more, this is where I want to be when I'm older. I feel ...