Hout Bay View
Travel Blogs from Hout Bay
... of loved ones. (That would be Dan and Katie's future families :)
Flying in to South Africa from the south was spectacular. The mountains cut a northern track up the continent while the S Atlantic swirls white around the boulders off the beaches. The beauty and thrill of being so far from home is exciting and as scary as the unknown should be. Intensely noting every sense also meant feeling the sadness ...
... spin around the center of the city we moved on to drive down the east coast of the cape.
We drove/visited Hout Bay, Chapman's Peak Drive, some coastal towns with lots of nice beaches, Cape Point, Constantia, the Ostrich farm, the place with lots of African penguins, through Table Mountain National Park, and the Kirstenbosch Gardens. We drove down the eastern coast on a narrow road, which was hilly and windy. The most amazing part of it all was seeing how ...
... finding out that our ferry had been canceled due to rough seas. It was disappointing and we have had to resechedule for another day.
November 28, 2013
This morning I woke up excited for the shark dive. Our pickup was at 6:10 which was a lot more humane then many of the other companies I had read about online. We had to wait a bit to pick up two more people at a fancy hotel before hitting the road. Since we had only a few people we were able to spread out and sleep for ...
... that. An amazing and accomplished feeling. I also have to put it out there I love the group that I’m with they were extremely supportive of my breaks even though I felt like I was slowing them down they assured me they needed them too. It was the joke of the day that we only had 30 minutes to the top. As we hiked up some people were coming down and we asked how much farther to go. Starting from an actual hour and 15 minutes from the top people kept telling us you have ...
... soon we will pledge a vow to one another to love and hold ‘for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health.’ Sometimes people say those words without knowing what it really means.
Tonight I saw what those words really mean. And I’ve been humbled. It is easy to love when all is easy. But what happens when it all gets very difficult? Am I the kind of person who can still love when the going gets this tough? I know Erik certainly is. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking