|Sunday 28th October - South Africa - Cape Town (Day 10)
Today we walked along the road to Camps Bay United Church and enjoyed worshipping with the people there. The girls went along to Sunday School where Keziah explained to the teacher that no, she hadnt flown here in a plane instead she had Come in a Land Cruiser with a tent on the roof and two ladders.
After lunch we drove to the Cape of Good Hope. The official end of the journey. Andrew, the girls and I took the Land Cruiser, with the others following in the hire car. Wed hoped to drive via the Chapmans Peak route, but the road has been closed for the last couple of months so we drove via Muizenburg instead.
It felt amazing, strange, sad and happy to be driving this last section. At times the landscape was pretty similar to that first days drive to Cape Wrath. The wind was very strong and blustery when we got out at the Cape. We took photos and video footage and we opened a bottle of champagne to celebrate. There were many other tourists there and we happily spoke to anybody whod listen to us of the big trip wed just completed.
We had spoken about me possibly driving this last stretch but in the end Andrew drove. In the whole journey I have only driven on a couple of occasions in Rhodes and again in Cape Town when we collected hire cars. Andrew likes driving, whereas for me theres no joy in it and Im happy to be in the passengers seat. Besides, Im not sure if the children would have survived beyond Europe had Andrew been responsible for keeping them entertained!
So here we are, end of journey. It all seems so unreal. In a few days well be home and then a few days later well be back at work. Eeeek. Im not sure I like real-life.