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Mar 5, 2016 - One helluva roadtrip

So, dogs were babysat, car packed and finally, Wendy (No 1 personal tour guide), Alan (my patient and excellent personal driver) and I (a most appreciative and inquisitive tourist) set off for the Garden Route road trip. And what a trip it turned out to be ........ Our first stop was a walk across the Storms River Bridge, rather impressive and then after driving through the massive Tsitsikama forest, we had a stop at Tsitsikama Village. A quaint and interesting morning coffee break, we indulged in a milkshake so thick I almost lost my...

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Back to my Roots

Apr 17, 2012 - Another full days drive & an amazing little town

Another beautiful day. The weather has been superb. On our way by 6am again. Trucks everywhere. Cannot believe the amount of trucks on the road. Quite a bit of road works. Can wait for 15 – 20 minutes before our turn comes but then we can travel 10 kms or more before facing any on coming traffic. Some stops split the trucks and cars – letting the cars go first. Others just let everyone queue. That can mean there are up to a couple of dozen trucks in front that we have to work our way through. The trucks never seem to travel at more than...

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