African shoestrings – South Africa Day Thirty-six – Cape of Good Hope

We got an even closer look at the Cape the next day after picking up a cheap hire car from the unknown (to us anyway) Atlantic Car Hire. The plan was to explore the peninsula for the day and drop off the car in Stellenbosch, centre of the South Africa's wine industry and some 40 … Continue reading African shoestrings – South Africa Day Thirty-six – Cape of Good Hope

African shoestrings – South Africa Day Twenty-five

The hostel itself was an old large rambling single storey house with hand me down furniture spread haphazardly around the place,………… lounge chairs, torn dining chairs and card tables that had all seen better days and a large garden. Sounds all right doesn't it? Well I did miss out one important fact. It backed onto … Continue reading African shoestrings – South Africa Day Twenty-five

African shoestrings – Lesotho Day Nine

The main reason why we had come to Malealea was to go Pony trekking. Somehow though, Mick had not only talked us into taking an ensuite cabin rather than a lot cheaper Basotho hut but had also persuaded us to wait a day before going Pony trekking. I'm glad he did because that allowed us … Continue reading African shoestrings – Lesotho Day Nine