Anyway on a much more pleasant note we have had lots to look forward to. My eldest son Kyle left South Africa to live in the UK 9 years ago. In all that time he has only been home once. That was for his 21st birthday and that was the last time Chez saw him! He is turning 30 this year! Last Sunday Kyle andhis girlfriend Emma, arrived for a holiday. This is Emma's first visit to South Africa and her first time meeting the rest of the family. She and I have met on several occasions when I was over in the UK staying with Rhona and her family. Chez and I went to meet them at the airport but unfortunately I have no arrival photos as my camera was playing up : ( Kyle and Emma are staying with us and we have llts planned for whilst they are here. I just know the time is going to fly by!
We still had 2 days of school before our holidays started but this gave them a chance to relax and enjoy the lovely South African sunshine. Luckily the humidity is not as bad at this time of the year but the temperatures are still in the late 20's early 30's.
On Wednesday we left for a 4 night stay in the beautiful Drakensberg. We booked to stay at Ama Casa Cottages in the Cathkin Peak area. Chez had been searching the internet and found this piece of heaven. What an awesome find. It is so beautiful here. We are staying in Sunbird, which has the biggest house and our accommodation is fantastic. The views of the mountains are spectacular and it is so peaceful. We couldn't have asked for anything better.
On the road to Ama Casa
Follow the signs
Wow! Such a steep hill.
Arriving at the reception area.
This is it - Sunbird Cottage
Looking in from the veranda
What a view!
Looking out from the veranda towards the mountains
The view from our bedroom