Whale Cottage Plettenberg Bay
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... African monkeys have straight tails used for balance and carry babies on their fronts. New World monkeys have prehensile tails and carry their babies on their backs. Most impressive was the display of the Blue Vervet Monkey who was certainly successful in attracting our attention with his iridescent blue testicles. Also noteworthy was the Elvis hairstyle (or bell hop cap) of the Capuchin Monkeys.
Meanwhile, at Birds of Eden, ...
... by and they had just begun their tour so I joined on the end after paying. Only 7 people so not that busy. Elephants are awesome! I was the first to take one of the elephants for a walk. Sounds ridiculous. I was given the matriarch, Marula. She seemed nice. We walked in front with them holding onto our hands with the trunk. Absolutely incredible. We then stopped and the trainers introduced each elephant before we went up and stroked/learnt about the elephants. ...
The word of the day today? Elephants. And unlike Thursday, this time I mean that literally.
Another pre-dawn wake-up today, but unlike yesterday I was (a) not hung over and (b) I'd had a good night's sleep. So it was all good. Besides, there's a big difference between waking up for work, and waking up to see wildlife in Africa. Living here could well turn me into a morning person yet. Okay, maybe not. ...
... this is what everyone had been waiting for. This was most definitely a day for us to turn spectators with waves easily topping 12ft, and the surfing was unbelievable to watch.
Next stop was Plettenburg bay, where the surfing wasn't up to as much so we had a go at body boarding. The town felt more upmarket, with a lovely high street and the scenery was beautiful. We took a big walk out to the peninsula about 3km out ...
... especially at night!
The countryside here is very scenic. In the heart of the Garden Route, it has lovely long stretches of shoreline, behind which stand hazy blue mountains. Lovely. Except it was just too cold most of the time to get out and explore. Warm feet by the fire = mmm.
From here I go to Port ...