After a wonderful Christmas Eve we had to wake up early and start fitting the new engine on Tony’s bike. By 11am it was just about done and our amazing host, Carin, insisted that we stay for Christmas lunch. How could we turn down such a request. Carin I am so pleased that Tony needed a new engine over Christmas and we feel privileged to have met you and definitely you taught me what Christmas is really about.
Finally we left this amazing little town Philippolis and we headed out just after a scrumptious Christmas lunch with Colesburg, 65 km away as our target. We made Colesburg, riding on a quiet but good R717. So without any further problems with the bikes we arrived just before sunset and me this awesome couple, Shaun & Charlen from Pretoria. They had their adventure bikes loaded on their vehicle and were headed for Tankwa National Park. Intrigued by our story and our bikes they suggested we meet up for drinks, which we naturally did. You two are an awesome couple and we hope to meet again to swap stories of our adventures. We arrived at the campsite quite late, around 10pm, set up our tents and were asleep very quickly. What a great Christmas!!!