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... the Indian Ocean currents meet the Atlantic Ocean current.
There are baboons in the park. Dick told us he had seen the baboons wait until someone unlocked their car with the remote - with the subsequent beeps and light flashing. They would then quickly go over and open the door to rummage for food.
Lunch was interesting. Rob had a sub. He was about half done when a big bird quickly ...
... have the language, vibe and people be so different. Tomorrow we get back on the road and start the Garden Route at Mossel Bay. Given the amount of wine we bought on tour yesterday you'd be a safe bet that the next week or so entails plenty of wine, Atlantic and Indian Ocean sunsets and biltong... yep who would've thought dried meat that has been hung about then sliced up could give so much but ask so little... 'Til the next blog that we will do "just now".... ...
... come to South Africa, the place to
go is Kruger National Park – our guide told us that the stretch of land it’s on
is the same size as Wales (country in the UK) and they have 12,000 elephants
alone. I’ve heard a lot about this Park since I’ve been here but it’s a
legitimate real safari – these animals are fully in the wild (not a reserve)
and you can only do multiple day safaris there since there’s so much land. So,
*self-proclaimed worst person the be writing this entry -- i regurgitated my innards at the end of the day
lorenzo picked us up at 10a for wine country
we started our tour at ernie els winery
-most notable wines: shiraz and sauvignon blanc
next up: bilton
-chocolate and wine pairing
following that: Spier for ...
... the pathways on top were stunning. "Over in that valley is our wine country....down here you can see the coastal road wind through this village and that one, and past that beach where the penguins are.....and way down there is the most southerly point of Africa, Cape of Good Hope." And all over are the cutest furriest brown critters the size of small rabbits called "Dassies" (photo to follow). Back down at the base station, the lineup for gondola tickets was ...