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Mar 15, 2011 - Cecil Rhodes Cottage & Karoo

March 14th We had been unable to appreciate the setting of the Rhodes cottage on arrival the previous night as it was dark, but it was spectacular! When we got up in the morning the sunshine on the hill behind us was gorgeous. Charles Sr. left us to go and pick up Andre and Lucia from the campground and there Charles packed up our tent for us (we'd packed our stuff before leaving for dinner). While waiting for them to come to the Estate, Marais put together their tandem (that he and Marietjie had brought on the plane with them) and he took...

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Sep 28, 2007 - Overnight at Claudine's Aunts House

Now it was the last leg of the journey for the day! We stopped in Graaf- Reinet for petrol and then headed to the Karoo National Park to Winky (Pip's sister - another Hobson daft nickname) and John's farm which is nestled in the valley in the middle of the park! We were trying to get there before dark but didn't quite make it... Winky's farm is an ostrich farm and the farmhouse is beautiful! It was build around a quaint courtyard and ahs wonderful big rooms. The minute we walked in we were made very at home. No sooner had we unloaded the...

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