Whale's Way Ocean Retreat

858, 6th Avenue, Wilderness, Western Cape, 6560, South Africa | Hotel
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Backpacking Detour on the Garden Route

A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne


... Pretoria. They mentioned their nervous fascination with an up and coming political leader named Julius Malema, who leads the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), and has been advocating for natural resource nationalization and repossessing farmland on behalf of native South Africans. He was described to me as SA's Martin Luther King, except that he may be moving in a more reactionary direction, given that he's enthralled with Robert Mugabe's program ...


A travel blog entry by heatherandpaul


... of the school, seeing the rubbish and filth surrounding these poor children - and then seeing the hard work being done by this wonderful woman, one couldn't help but be emotionally moved by this.

We took a lagoon boat ride over to Featherbed Nature Reserve and were trucked up to about 400 meters and then walked down through the tropical forest absolutely teeming with beautiful fauna. Despite the rain (warm rain of course), we managed to get some terrific ...


A travel blog entry by stevehumphreys


... decided by the parents as this would provide the best opportunities for people in the future.

We also visited a small shebeen, once an unlicensed (and illegal) drinking den, now pretty much a normal bar. This is one of the negative sides of life here, alcohol abuse is a major issue with many people spending their weekends drinking away their earnings. Of course, HIV/Aids is also a big problem, I don't recall the percentage right ...

How chilled was this place!!

A travel blog entry by jumcveigh


... it. I'd had enough meat for one day so I enjoyed some light sushi and, of course, some wine! We also learned about a local artist whom we absolutely were blown away by... you shall see in our new flat soon why!
Wine - The one at The Point Hotel, Mossel Bay - Chenin Blanc - A pleasant table wine. Wine - The one at the Blue Olive, Wilderness - Ladismith Shiraz - Rich and warm overtones lingering on the mouth for longer than you'd expect!


Day 42: Rain Rain Rain....

A travel blog entry by danielandai


It was ******* down next day too….When it rains when you are camping, you simply don't want to get out the tent.I wanted to go to wee for long long time but held it until I was desperate.But eventually I had to get out….We were supposed to be in Mossel Bay for one more night but it is a little coast town so there is nothing to do when it rains.We had a light breakfast in the truck and decided to go to internet cafe.I needed to work on a ...

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This hotel, located on 858, 6th Avenue, Wilderness, is near Afrikaans Language Monument, Nederburg, and Boland Kelder.
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