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This morning saw us up early to pack up our belongings, have breakfast, and begin our trip eastward. Paul,our guide yesterday, had given us great instructions on how to get out of Cape Town. We got onto the N2 highway and went to Somerset West and off at Strand, driving to Gordon's Bay where we drove along the coast to Hermanus where we stopped for lunch. Hermanus is famous for whale watching as the Southern Right Whale comes to ...
Up early, to a ton of fresh citrus air.
Maureen is up and ready for a long haul today, 1st fill up was Citrusdal (up until now we have been very luck to find LRP - Lead Replacement Fuel at every fuel station thus far).
From there the long trip started..........
Day 8 Stage 7..........411km's
Today was a really beautiful drive, driving through the cloud cover in Citrusdal, making our way through ...
It's not a great distance to Swellendam from Hermanus and unlike many other areas in the Western Cape there are a number of road choices. I think that this may be a result of needing paths to link various farming communities which eventually turned into nicely paved roads. We chose to make a rather circuitous route to take in the actual southern most tip of Africa at Cape Agulas where the Atlantic and the ...
... have just come from 40 degrees, the change in temperature is an even bigger shock to the system. Nevertheless, after two very quick laps, I jumped back into the hot baths and was fine!
Read more about our journey along Route 62 here.
... covered in graffiti.
Ronnie came in and didn't mind me taking a photo of him. He looks a little like Willie Nelson or Santa Claus, don't you think?
We had to add something to this fine collection. I can't afford to give up one of my two travelling bras so Chris decided on something that he could add - a Guelph Weliington Brewery's cap. See the boot?