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Day 135 Saturday 13th August (RS): Stellenbosch ? Cape Town

Posted by Peter Douet on August 15, 2011 at 5:05 PM

Finally, after a short drive today and a circa 18000 mile total trip, we arrive in Cape Town. Well, the Surf arrives in Cape Town but we get a text from Pete saying that the other 2 cars are on their way and still plan to arrive today: fingers crossed they succeed. We still have no idea whether they have managed to fix the cracked head in the Rangie or if she is on tow!

We stay at a B&B belonging to Farni and Erena who we met in Malawi: a beautiful spot called Be My Guest, situated just north of the main city and in area with a great view of Table Mountain.

The Springboks are playing Australia today in the tri-nations cup and so, after a tour of the castle in the centre of town, we head to a pub on the Waterfront to watch the match: disappointing as the Boks loose but fun nevertheless. Strange indeed though to be doing such a “normal” thing after months on the road: this is definitely a different Africa from the one we have driven through.

 

 


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