The Old Trading Post
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Just up the coast from Mossel Bay is the town of Wilderness. It's a strange place, half wild forest, lakes and rivers, and half over-developed with holiday homes and guesthouses. Fortunately it's fairly easy to walk around and get out of town.
I stayed to the east of the town, in a small hostel/lodge. The sort of place you could just stay for several days relaxing, that feels a million miles from anywhere once the sun sets - no street lighting ...
... ourselves to a double room overlooking the sea. I chatted with two brothers from Essex, Tom and Adam over a few beers most of the evening. Probably the nicest English people we'd met in my opinion. Many had been a little stuck up till now. We jogged on the beach and paddled the next day and enjoyed a tasty lunch before the bus picked us up to take us to Stroms River.
Storms River was great fun, we met a really nice Canadian girl, Jen ...
... 3 hours, I was completely up against the clock in order to get back for the Bas Bus that afternoon. So – we did everything at speed, well, almost. I decided to take my own canoe in case time got short and I had to make my own way back… this my friend, was a bad idea. One big canoe, one little girl paddling – even working so much that my shoulders burned like acid, I was still behind the whole way! Watching Richard and Pebbles breeze past with fags hanging ...
... strolling 18 kms instead of the pre-arranged 10. We headed back trully drowned and miserable and washed up and rewarded ourselves with a beer. Met a swiss couple fabio and heidi (yes heidi!!!) and sat with them for a while. they were interning as part of their language courses and were equally ****** off about the rain. We decided to pack up and head to mossel bay early in the morning hoping that we would wake up ...
... for Shakaland. Shakaland is a living museum where some members of the Zulu tribe lived in a traditional setting amongst a modern world. It was actually built initially for the movie "Shaka Zulu" and later became a living museum. There we saw traditional Zulu dancing and ate a traditional meals. We learned about how King Shaka united the Zulus together by conquering various surrounding ...