Artwork, Tradition And Heritage For Peace (Reg 088
Grunau Country Home gives qaulity mattress and breakfast accommodation in Grunau midway between Noordoewer and Keetmanshoop in Namibia. An alternative was to choose up one of those beautiful cream and green Cape Tramways three-axle Daimler buses that have been used on the Bellville route and get off in Voortrekker Street near Salt River Retailers. August 1974 picture at Paarden Eiland steam shed: Courtesy Ted Polet Left is the preserved loco 8B no. 1132 (later plinthed at Goodwood Showgrounds) and 7A no. 987 (later plinthed at the Matjiesfontein Transport Museum ) on the suitable.
There are about 300 breeding pairs of Cape Vultures in the cliffs above and we are fortunate to see a couple. There is an deserted restaurant overlooking the plains and the chalets are nonetheless functioning (just) however the tenting ablutions and showers want a lot of attention. Agra Skilled Companies is organising the sixteenth Namibia Rangeland Forum from 11-thirteen September 2012 at the Arebbusch Lodge in Windhoek. Be aware that accommodation in Windhoek during the Discussion board is your individual duty!!!
We stopped at the Dikbaardskolk picnic site for breakfast and had been quickly joined by a very tame Golden Mongoose and a flock of Cape Sparrows that have been very keen to scrub up the crumbs from our Rusks. At Twee Rivieren we pumped up our tires but they had no petrol so we checked out of the park and headed for Upington. Once we crossed the Orange River at Upington the river was in flood and the realm the place we had sat and waited for Sakkie se Arkie two weeks earlier than was under water. As we drove by the Orange River valley to Groblershoop the whole area was flooded with many of the vines standing in water.
My pal tells me of the time her colleague was at home together with her husband when a group of people broke Bed and Breakfast Upington into the home, tied them up and beat them earlier than taking every little thing in the house. However Sandton is sterile, it is boring glass and metallic buildings only serve to house huge companies and to not encourage the residents. We've got ended up in a guest home in Upington - self-catering, but at the very least it has an electrical blanket and air con and a stunning view of the river! We now sit on the banks of the great Orange River simply before Keimoes in the Northern Cape at a beautifiul guest house. We rested for about 30 min on the Waterhole and saddled as much as take on the final one hundred sixty five km to Upington.