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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 7 of 11)
« Reply #140 on: January 23, 2015, 05:32:47 pm »
i see the KAAPENAARS still havent finished of that mountain  pfffffffft
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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 9 of 11)
« Reply #141 on: January 24, 2015, 08:59:28 am »
Dankie vir al die replies sover.

Ek stem 110% saam oor die feit dat ons ons eie land meer moet "besoek" - slegs my opinie.

Sal later vandag weer kiekies opsit - moet net so bietjie dinge in en om die huis doen.
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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 7 of 11)
« Reply #142 on: January 24, 2015, 03:31:16 pm »
DAY 8 Saturday – 2014-12-27

Wake up the morning and the kids said they have the last surprise for us – wine tasting!!   :drif:   :drif: 

We have never done that before as I would not go to a place I don’t know and asking silly questions.  But the kids know everything, and we just followed.

We all realized that today is the last day and whatever we do, we cannot turn the clock back.

First we went to Hidden Valley and thereafter to Spize Route.
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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 7 of 11)
« Reply #143 on: January 24, 2015, 03:38:26 pm »
Hidden Valley







Our meal for the day - took us about 2 hours to finish  ;)













The service was good and so the food.  We left as lazy tourists just following the nose of the car  :biggrin:
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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 7 of 11)
« Reply #144 on: January 24, 2015, 03:51:20 pm »
I think the place is a museum on it's own.











Food for thought - cannot remember if it was real or not, although I asked  :bueller:







Celestte told us that they only drink one bottle of wine during a day, and normally it was a small as this bottle. :ricky:

 

and I was shocked   :biggrin:  :biggrin:
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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 8 of 11)
« Reply #145 on: January 24, 2015, 03:57:51 pm »
Went outside and strolled around, eating ice cream and bought home made chocolates.









After the ice cream etc, we had a look at these guys and went home.

It was time to pack as we were leaving the following morning  :deal:   :'(   :'(
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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 7 of 11)
« Reply #146 on: January 24, 2015, 03:58:38 pm »
Regte klomp wynvliegies...  :imaposer:

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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 7 of 11)
« Reply #147 on: January 24, 2015, 04:18:50 pm »
Regte klomp wynvliegies...  :imaposer:

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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 7 of 11)
« Reply #148 on: January 24, 2015, 04:26:03 pm »
DAY 9 Sunday – 2014-12-28

Life is good, but sometimes you have to face reality.  Time to go. 

Wake up, had a shower, breakfast and then packing and get the bike started……  :'(  :-\  :-[

We had two options – going on the N1 towards Worcester, or going there via the old road.  We opt for the latter option.

Our destination for today is Koedoeskloof, but the plan is to meet Lem and Anmar close to Swellendam.

So off we go  . . . . .
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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 7 of 11)
« Reply #149 on: January 24, 2015, 04:35:15 pm »
Bye bye - see you soon  :'(   :'(   :'(













Saw some family, but they just ignored us  ???













Sending the kids and family a message
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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 7 of 11)
« Reply #150 on: January 24, 2015, 04:38:42 pm »
We saw various speedbikes going up the pass and testing the corners  :biggrin:





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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 7 of 11)
« Reply #151 on: January 24, 2015, 04:56:00 pm »
After Worcester we turned onto the R60.









This was taken by Ou Bees to show our gardener what she wants.  :deal:







Not sure if these photos were taken in Robertson / Ashton?





It was a perfect day for riding  :drif:   :deal: 







Had a rooster koek with Lem and Anmar before we left for Barrydale via Tradouw Pass.

Rest to follow tomorrow . . .
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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 7 of 11)
« Reply #152 on: January 24, 2015, 07:58:12 pm »
Daai trein is in Ashton  :ricky:
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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 7 of 11)
« Reply #153 on: January 25, 2015, 10:54:24 am »
Daai trein is in Ashton  :ricky:

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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 7 of 11)
« Reply #154 on: January 25, 2015, 11:02:54 am »
We left on the N2 towards a turn-off where we would go to Barrydale via Suurbraak & Tradouwpass.





At one stage we stopped next to the road and we saw this - it looks like an orange that has been dried out???  Can somebody please tell us what kind of plant it is?

After Suurbraak it was the beautiful Tradouwpass.  The scenery never disappoints a person. At Swellendam etc, it was "cold" and "light drizzle" from time to time, but on the other side of the mountain, the sun was shining and we had blue skies.







I wonder how many of these we saw next to the road.  :-[











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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 7 of 11)
« Reply #155 on: January 25, 2015, 11:18:55 am »
Lem and Anmar told us that we have to visit the Diesel & Crθme in Barrydale.  What a place.  A milkshake "uit die boeke"!!  

Had a chat with the owner and he told me that he is an ex-policeman from East London.  



















Just after this kiekies was taken, a family (about 3 / 4 couples) arrived and the laaitjies used these plastic bikes 110%





No coffee for today  ;D







While waiting for our milkshakes, a couple from JHB stopped with these Harleys.  They are on holiday at Plet, but are on their way to Swellendam.  Just cruising around - MOOI BLY MAAR MOOI.
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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 7 of 11)
« Reply #156 on: January 25, 2015, 11:23:07 am »
Ou Bees took a few kiekies inside and of the bathroom - very original  :biggrin:



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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 7 of 11)
« Reply #157 on: January 25, 2015, 11:32:54 am »
We nearly spend 2 hours sitting there and just had a look at the people.  Sometimes we just have to laugh at ourselves.

On the bike again on our way to Koedoeskloof. 



Saw the sign, stopped and asked on of the guys taking kiekies of him and his lady friend to take one of us - now I also know where the place is.



Scenery close to Koedoeskloof.



I didn't see the sign Koedoeskloof - I only saw COLD BEER and followed it.



It is not since the other day we are re-cycling - it is from years gone by.....



And so the sun goes down in another day in Africa.

We had a nice stay with Eugene & Debbie - the place is clean, the food good and the beers are cold.  Thanks again Eugene & Debbie for making it a pleasure to stop over at Koedoeskloof. 

Jupiter & Lynn also spend the night camping - was also nice to see them again.

That was day 9.  The rest to follow.
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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 9 of 11)
« Reply #158 on: January 25, 2015, 11:59:02 am »
Mooi JMol  :sip:
 

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Re: A HONEYMOON 30 YEARS OVERDUE – (18 SNLV) (Day 9 of 11)
« Reply #159 on: January 25, 2015, 12:15:21 pm »
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Nou wag ons nog net vir die "violence"  :ricky:
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