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About Butty

Me and Er live in Devon in a small village with a Thatched Pub

A Week at Rutland Water 20th to 27th August 2017

A week at Barnsdale Lodge on Rutland Water with Nick who was able to use a friends time share for a week. Very nice place in the grounds of the Barnsdale Hotel. Well manicured gardens run down to the water … Continue reading

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28th The End

Up at 5am and left Kei Mouth at 6am for the trip to East London airport. Collected from airport and went to Clearspan office. Had a chat with Bruce Maltby. Went  off to Sandton City for the rest of the … Continue reading

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27th

Me & Er went for a walk along the beach whilst Jeff & Cheryl planted up a few shrubs. Chilled the rest of the day and did a bit of packing

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26th almost the end!

Walked to Morgon Bay from the house through the bush and along the beach. Beautiful day. Light lunch at the “Deck” in Morgan Bay. Chilled in the afternoon and then went for sundowners on the cliff top.

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24th/25th

Left the Drakensburg early for our drive to Jo’burg to meet up with Jeff at the Clearspan offices in Boksburg arrive at 2.0 pm and set off for the airport for our flight to East London. Cheryl picked us up … Continue reading

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23rd

Our last day and did another walk to Sterkspruit falls, about an hour and a half round trip. Went to the Drakensburg Boys School Choir in the afternoon. Fabulous.

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22nd

Our first real exercise today in 5 weeks. Walked up into the Little Berg from Monks Cowl, a short drive from our hotel and the entry point into the National Park. Paid our permit fees and did a 3 hour … Continue reading

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21st sort of

Bit of a grey and misty morning so decided to head for the small town of Winterton about 25 K’s away. Passed a sign to a place called Ardmore and African Loom. Took a right and 5k’s down a dirt … Continue reading

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20th

Took a little road trip around the area visiting a few craft / curio shops. Went for a short trek in the forest around the the hotel in the afternoon. Baboons around one of the small dams. Misty over the … Continue reading

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19th

All packed up for trip back to Jo’burg and had brekkie at the Village Cafe again. Arrived Jo’burg on time at 3pm, said our good byes to L&M Picked up our hire car and 100 metres from airport got stopped … Continue reading

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