We had such a special day yesterday. The four of us went on an outing to Hartebeespoort - Wyn went on his bike and I took the girlies in the car. This was exactly what my soul needed - some special family time!
Pretville is a movie set in Harties, where they filmed the movie, and now it's open for the public to visit, walk through the streets and look at the "shops", from a hair salon, post office, Baby Boom to a Pep store! It all has a 50's feel to it, stunning vibrant colourful décor, I just loved the bunting hanging everywhere and cute Afrikaans sayings and posters. Vintage cars and scooters parked all over, and so many cute corners to take photos in! They play music from the Afrikaans movies over the speakers - really felt like we stepped back in time - or onto a movie set!
It was a lot smaller than I expected, from what I remembered from the movie I was expecting a long street to walk through, and it's really just like one block - but with enough to look at and lots of little corners to take photos in! A super quaint restaurant with milkshakes and hamburgers offers refreshments, and there's a movie theatre where they have set times that they show Afrikaans movies.
Definitely worth a visit, I would highly recommend it for a fun day out!
Afterwards we went to Jasmyn fruit & veg market, bought a trolley full of veg, yay! Then a quick lunch before we headed home and both girlies had a nap in the car. Ella was soooooo good the whole day, sitting in her pram, looking at everything. Mia enjoyed the outing a lot too, I wasn't sure what she would think of Pretville, but she loved looking at everything, knocking on all the doors and loved her pink milkshake. She was also kind enough to oblige and entertain me by posing everywhere I asked her to! ;-)