Monthly Archives: December 2011

Christmas day

I hope everybody had a great christmas day. I missed my family a great deal today. Was very difficult. The Dippenaars came to have christmas lunch with me at the hotel. Thank you Catherine and staff for making the day … Continue reading

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Arrival at hotel 23/12/2011

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Saturday 24 December 2011

The day of the 24th I took it easy and rested a bit at the hotel. That evening the Dippenaars invited me to come and spent oukersaand with them and the kids on the farm. It was a lovely evening … Continue reading

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Friday 23 December

On Friday morning I only had to do 6 km into Bloemfontein and Lize Dippenaar (Mrs Bloemfontein 2nd Princess) and a few other people were walking with me.  The traffic escorted us into town. The Mercedes benz garage had a … Continue reading

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Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 November 2011

Left Nicolette half past 7 the Wednesday morning on the way to Lize Dippenaar about 25km. She is Mrs Bloemfontein 2nd princess. The blisters on my feet was back and really hurting me and the heat made it a very … Continue reading

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Tuesday 20 November

Tuesday morning got in the road very early because had 42km to do. Was sleeping on the farm with Nicolette and HG Taljaard. Nicolette is the daughter of Hennie Mans the guy I stayed with in Douglas for 2 nights. … Continue reading

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Monday 19 December 2011.

The evening after Boshoff I slept over on with Louw and Rene Erasmus.Their farm is exactly halfway between Boshoff and Dealesville. Louw told me alot of ‘staaltjies’ out of his past.He used to farm ostriches and did a lot of … Continue reading

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Huisgoedversorg in Boshoff

Some photos from my visit at Huisgoedversorg in Boshoff

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Sunday 18 December

On Sunday morning I left Tiekie and Marlene to head on to Boshoff. Thank you so much for the great hospitality given. Arrived in Boshoff just after 11 and staying in a guesthouse that used to be a maternity ward … Continue reading

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Saturday 17 December

On this Saturday on my travels, I didn’t just leave Kimberley but also the Cape Province.  Goodbye Cape Province hello  Free State.  The road was very narrow and it took me sometime to get used to the new road users … Continue reading

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