The Hout Bay Hideaway
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Room service
- Refrigerator in room
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... bailed out early with 'see you back at the car!'.
Back to the car, and we decided to take the coast road around False Bay en route to our next stop. Gorgeous coastal scenery on a scale with New Zealand (ie not enough adjectives to describe it) and no sea fret.
We stopped off at the Stony Point Penguin Colony on the advice of Lonely Planet Guide and I'm so glad we did. Penguins must be amongst the cutest animals in the world, and ...
... with lovely arts and crafts. It's a little like Elora, but much bigger.
Someone had told us to look for a store called Oom Samie Se Winkel (Uncle Sammy's store. We had to ask a fair number of people where it was exactly. They all knew about it, and smiled when we asked where it was, but the directions seemed a bit off. One man said that Uncle Sammy was sitting in front of the store. What what does Uncle Sammy look like? We finally ...
... It was unreal! I was laughing and screaming at the same time it was just the most fun I've ever had! They then come down and get you and I just wanted to go again!! It was another 650 rand but my and my friend patti convinced eachother to do it again and we did it backwards. Doing it backward was insane! They help you to the edge until the only thing on the bridge are the tips of your toes. And then you just have to let go of them and fall back. It was sooooo much cooler ...
... of facing this fear so head on was too much for me to ignore and I ended up booking the tour my first day in Cape Town. Unfortunately, since I have program all week, I had to wait until the weekend to go. And then when the weather was poor on Saturday, I had to wait through a series of 2 more cancellations until the date was finally set for Wednesday. After a 2 hour drive to Gaisbaai from the Cape Town waterfront, we had lunch and signed our safety waivers. I saw a boat of people coming ...
... our group. We were all wearing our letter shirts so it looked really cool. We saw a bunch of baboons there and one even attacked a man! He was okay, but his apple wasn't. The baboons are EVERYWHERE!!! They're kind of cool looking but secretly horrifying. Actually it's not a secret but it was a secret to me up until today. I still think they're sweet though.
Also at Cape Point we ate at this really nice restaurant called Two Oceans. Get it? ...