4/6/2009: Drive to Port Elizabeth


Today we loaded up the vehicles and drove the 13 hours down to Port Elizabeth. On the way, we got to say “this is Africa” quite a few times. There is lots of road work going on at the moment, and some of it involves the road going down to one lane, so they close off one side of traffic while the other side travels the several kilometers, then vise-versa. Here is one of the times we stopped for nearly 10 minutes (notice people milling around):

Ekki and I took full advantage of the opportunity:

We stopped at a couple of travel centers on the way to eat, get petrol, and walk around, and John found some interesting baby animals…

…rats!


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