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Nette gesprächige Inhaber die auch schon in der Schweiz waren! (Grindelwald)
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From lovely Hermanus, we decided to drive on what is called the Garden Route (HWY N2) to the town of Knysna (N-eye-sna). It is a drive of about 400 km so it took us about 5 hours, as we made a stop in Mossel Bay for a picnic lunch..
The route is on the south-eastern coast of South Africa and extends from just east of Cape Town in the …
... made this their new home. Our room was in one of the cosy and peaceful old cottages on the land.
We spent the day taking a couple of trails into the Tsitsikamma and had a delicious lunch at a farm shop nearby. We then chilled up a tree on a wooden platform for a while before heading back to the hostel enjoying a few local ciders by the campfire and another absolutely delicious meal of vegetation cottage pie and various salads made from their home grown produce.
... a proper house. Currently this takes about 11 years (!), a long time but a lot better than around Cape Town, for instance, where 18 years of waiting is not unusual. The new houses are fairly small, but brick, and are free for people on low incomes. One interesting thing to me was that amongst these standard houses are some quite large multi-storey houses; apparently often people who have good jobs and earn decent wages prefer to stay living ...
... great! I drove up to The Heads and enjoyed the beautiful viewpoint before spending a bit of time exploring the untouched beach where the current are too strong to swim! Here you will see some of the most beautiful big mansions with the most fabulous views so I was surprised to see how many were on sale...lets hope I get rich soon :)! I also took a nice drive around Leisure Island sporting more impressive houses before enjoying a pint of peri peri prawns for lunch and then heading to ...
... up people along the way. Nevertheless, I had my patience with me and it was a great way to see a lot of the places along the Garden Route that I had read about, and wondered if I should go. Being able to drive around each area (Mossel Bay, George, and Wilderness) was enough to get a sense to know I'm not missing too much with the exception of maybe Wilderness, a small seaside town surrounded by the Wilderness National Park that looked beautiful.