Across South Africa in Eighteen Days


Our  cross-country trip from one end of South Africa to the other.  I apologize in advance for the lack of pictures – they’re are on my desktop computer. 

7/10/2009

Today we drove twelve hours to Cape Town on a bus and collected Betty aunty & family from Cape Town International Airport

7/11/2009

Today we went to Sea Point – took pictures – Boulder National Park – saw penguins – Cape Point – saw the exact point where the Indian and Atlantic ocean meet – and V & A Waterfront – ate at Spur.

7/12/2009

Today we went to the Grand West Casino, Vred En Lust Wine Estate and Canal Walk – ate lunch at Annapurna – it was not a five-star restaurant but, it was good enough to eat if you know what I mean –   bought a book watched the movie Transformers 3 – It was actually quite funny –and ate Debonairs Pizza.

7/13/2009         

Today we ate lunch at Anat – it tasted absolutely horrible – went to Robbin Island – it was an emotional experience for me to think a great man such as Nelson Mandela could be caged in prison for twenty-seven years just for standing up for what he believed in – and ate at Spur.

7/14/2009

Today we went to Table Mountain – it was freezing cold and so cloudy you could barely see a thing and stopped at Knynsa on our way to East London.

7/15/2009

Today we went to the Knynsa Lagoon – took pictures – drove seven hours back home to East London   and surfed the net – checked my mail.

7/24/2009

We drove ten hours to Johannesburg and I continued reading my book A New Earth.

7/25/2009

We went to Pilanesburg National Park – saw virtually nothing – Sun City (Lost City) and ate lunch at Squires – the soup and the dessert were awesome the main course not so much.

7/26/2009

Today we went to The Pretoria Zoo – saw the big five and so much more and it was awesome – ate at Taj Mahal – the prawn curry was awesome –  and Gold Reef City – I was board out of my skull.     

7/27/2009

Today we drove six hours to Durban, went to Ushaka Marine World-went to Wreck Aquarium, ate at Spur, went to the dolphin show-it was awesome –and went to Gateway-and watched the movie Ghosts of a Girlfriend Past-it was awesome and weird because we were the only ones in the theatre.

7/28/2009

Today we drove seven hours from Durban to East London, ate KFC surfed the net – checked my mail – and watched TV.

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