Farm 215 Nature Retreat & Fynbos Reserve
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Our first couple of stops on the Garden route have been about wine and whales! I couldn't resist a second visit to Stellenbosh, with a stay at the humble Stumble Inn. The day started off with another wine tasting and cellar visit (of course) and finished with me shooting way too much jäger and dancing on a bar. It was my first official night "backpacking" so needless to say I woke up with my liver ...
... the dive site was an adventure as we had to break through 2 strong swells near the shore (which gave us the feeling of riding one of those amusement park boat rides like The Rage at Canada's Wonderland).
After a draining day, we treated ourselves to a first class African dinner at Savoy Cabbage (www.savoycabbage.co.za). I think the name of Agostino's dish was the best, "Three Little Pigs", a trio of pork ...
... not be back here for a week or so. This weeks plans are Karaoke tomorrow night and Cape Town on Thursday where I can hopefully get up to date with a new South African sim card and things. I feel pretty settled here now, a week in and my feet have been found. Oh and surfing, I'm going to surf this week and try and get at least one picture where I'll attempt to look like a beach babe.
Loads of love to all as usual. Becca xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
... country I can’t remember the name of. The shark photographs decorating the waiting area were fantastic and frightening. I think a valid reason for experiencing this was to tell my dad, who is terrified of sharks. This irrational fear made him less invincible and I liked to tease him about it; sometimes, occasionally. We had remarkably clear weather, which meant the water was as clear as it could be to view the misunderstood, razor ...
... of South Africa is the Great White Shark capital of the world. Their favourite food, Cape Fur Seals are available in abundance, in a colony just off shore some 74,000 plus, and the waters hugging the coast are warmer and there for higher in oxygen content and so an ideal location for Great White Sharks to chill.
You may have read about shark attacks recently? They have a very successful shark management system which includes people (spotters) on beaches and in ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed