Aloe Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Refrigerator in room
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... a small breakfast there and got a safety briefing. Seems Great Whites are sadly misunderstood because of Jaws, the movie. A lot of people started killing them after the movie came out.
They come to these shores of South Africa for feeding this time of year. There are LOTS of seals on nearby islands. Since they banned seal hunting and clubbing a couple decades ago, there may almost be ...
... of them being promised homes by the government. Picking up our little white Ford Figo was very straight forward; payment was made, we were given the keys and then got comfy making her our own. Our luggage only just fit in the boot - Jane told us not to have anything showing on our back seats, and hand bag hidden behind your legs. Cape Town International Airport was where our garden route trip began. From ...
... and Afrikaans. Hardly any English is spoken on the farm which I'm finding quite difficult!
Wednesday was of course Election Day which is a public holiday here so I had the day off. They have a lot of public holidays here! Andries has very kindly lent me a car to use for the next 6 weeks so I took a drive to Somerset West, the nearest big town, and as it was a nice day I went down to the beach and had a walk and a nice lunch. ...
... to be and there were 5 of us in it. They also closed the top of the cage so you were unable to try and climb out. I was most afraid that my foot was going to slide off the bar and go through for the shark to just nibble away on. Luckily that didn’t happen, at least when a shark was around. For the 40 minutes that we were locked away underwater we saw a lot of action. After a few minutes or so I noticed that the sharks really didn’t “see or smell us” so ...
... We also went out a few miles off shore. But it was rough, and a few folks on the boat got sick. Sharon and I came prepared though, we both took dramamine pills and had purchased sea sickness bands that go around your wrist. They worked! The Captain told me that most days the seas were a lot calmer, so it was just our luck that we had a bad sea day. Nevertheless, the trip was ...