The Old Trading Post
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
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... were made by South Africa prior to the soccer World Cup in 2010. There are now freeways from the airport right into the centre of the city. The city must have doubled in size since we were there. Although we had time to briefly reacquaint ourselves with it we preferred to remember it as it was and enjoy the homeliness of our cabin after our very successful Protea Farm visit. Many thanks Paul and Jenny. Now we turn north towards journey's end - but we are not halfway ...
... 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 ...
... and I was left to hang until the “Spiderman” comes and attaches the wench to your harness. It was in those few minutes hanging upside down I felt the most at peace with everything. Silence had washed out any other noise and all I could hear was the sound of my own breath. All I could see was the valley leading all the way to the ocean. All the emotional excitement and adrenaline leading up to the bungee had dissolved as the warm sunlight relaxed my body ...
... and we though that to be a bafd sign warning us that the bad weather had somehow scared them off (I know great whites scared by rain!!! Wimps!!!!) Anyways we weren't to be foiled!!
After a half hour of tryin to get the wet suits on and tinto the cage, me and fin were locked in the indian ocean with jaws ready and waiting for us. Within 10 mins of touching the freezing water we were asking for a change ...
... 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 ...