La Fontaine Guest House

33 Marine Drive, Hermanus, Western Cape, 7200, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hermanus

Leerken die druiwe - Getting to know the grapes

A travel blog entry by hannahgriffiths


... the vine!) and seemed to have a lot more grapes, but this may be due to the vines being older and more developed on the panels. Grapes which are in the sun are prone to sunburn and turned the grapes into raisins, which sometimes looked similar to rot and so I had to be careful not to mix these up. Although it was quite hard work, it was good to learn more about the grapes, what issues are faced on the farm and ...

Day 5 and 6 Hermanus

A travel blog entry by mikeandedwina


... Dutchies) serving up some rather tasty snack and to cap it off inside was a log fire to warm us up as it turned a bit nippy. The sea was calmer today and we saw more bits of whales, inc mum and baby, than yesterday but they just didn't "fin up" for us! The activities on offer today included great white shark safaris and daring cage dives! As you can see Mike and I opted for the tried and tested hike! Forecast is for cooler ...

Duunnn dunnn... duuuunnnn duun...

A travel blog entry by nailedit


9a trip to cage dive was a huge success!
-8 boats, 5 saw one shark, we saw six, 2 of which were 4+ meters
-i was jumping around like a little kid, coolest experience of my life to date, can't wait to go back in the middle of the winter and do it again!

stopped in Hermanus on the way home, ate at lemon butta again, got the car washed by a random south ...

Teaching at school and weekend adventures :)

A travel blog entry by beccablack2012


Jen - not quite locked up in a South African prison but I have two weeks left for that - knowing my luck that'll be my next blog entry! I love that your comment about Knockengorrouch and the royal hatings was right after my mum's comment saying how fun the street party was! Rosie I heard Sally and Andrew started the classic strip the willow! I'm jealous - everyone's fave! Inds I also have a getting poo'd on story coming right up! Dad it's hilarious that you got offered marijuana ...

Great White Sharks need I say more?

A travel blog entry by maclaren

... speeds and exit the water vertically, fully breaching and taking the bait in one bite. Please watch the videos, they are very impressive.

Throughout the day two baits were lost to the sharks and each time it was completely inevitable. We saw seven sharks altogether, breaching, diving, at the surface, underwater and striking directly towards the cage.

I asked the captain if he had any interesting stories to regale, he didn’t disappoint. Megoladon I ...

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