Travel Blogs from Hermanus
A Marsh Mongoose in the car park and 5 Southern Right Whales were the only mammals we saw during breakfast at Boulders Beach so we decided it was time to move on towards our next destination, Hermanus. Steve and Pippa kindly indulged our obsession and agreed to have a "quick look" at Strandfontein Sewage Works as we …
"Call me Ishmael." Some hours ago - never mind how long precisely - having little
or no money left in my purse (or on my Visa Card), and nothing particular to interest me on shore (except awesome scenery, fantastic food, and more wine), I
thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world......So I grabbed Shar and …
I wanted to go to Hermanus to dive in a shark cage and stare into the 'dead, dolls eyes' of a great white shark. Sharon wanted to see whales. So we settled and headed for Hermanus, to see whales.
Heading south towards Hermanus we took a wrong turn somewhere and ended up driving through a very depressed residential area a few miles south …
Ho-hum, the drive down to Hermanus from Stellenbosch today was just more of the same old thing, one spectacular scene after another. This is getting ridiculous! How much scenic overload can one take? Also, I must be getting the hang of driving on the 'wrong' side of the road because there were fewer poignant expressions directed our way from other …
... viewing. Within a few minutes it was my turn to enter the cage. The water temperature here on this side of South Africa, in the Atlantic Ocean, ranges from 11-14C. Cold! I pre-empted this and put two wetsuits on, but needless to say it was still cold; anything less than 11C is dry suit diving temperature.
It turns out that it was so cold that the majority of people were happier watching from the deck, therefore I spent virtually all my time in the water with the ...
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