Whale's Way Ocean Retreat
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... they "retired" to the south coast and purchased a property which they developed into a protea farm and built a home there - just to keep them busy during their retirement! Since that time they have exported around nearly a quarter of a million proteas - mainly to Amsterdam. This is where we came in!! 800+ proteas had to be prepared and packed ready for collection by the wholesaler's truck before 5 pm on the day we arrived. We turned to and stripped the stalks, graded, packed ...
... and even though I almost lost my balance at a failed attempt at carving, I scrambled back up the dune like Lawrence of Arabia to do a second run. Incredibly enough, Scott actually had a helmet fitted with a video camera that he let me use on the second run down, so there is video evidence, apart from photographic documentation, that I did indeed sandboard the Dragon. And yes I probably will upload this to Facebook to do what Facebook does best, ...
... meat is at an all time high price. We have made our way to Stellenbosch and beyond. Stellenbosch has been eventful for a number of reasons. Firstly, it is the commencement of the longest wine route in the world. Sue and I made it as far as the first 5 or 6 before we became overwhelmed (read ******). We decided to laze away an afternoon at the Delaire Graff Estate which is regarded as one of the best restaurants in the region with the most spectacular view. ...
... Neil started reaching for his driver's licence etc. but the gaggle of policemen and women smiled and wished us a happy Easter and to drive safely and handed us a pack of goodies! They said to Neil to make sure he took care of me on our trip and we got back on the road. When I unravelled the packaging I realised it was a bag of sweeties and underneath a breathaliser test! Obviously they're cracking down on drink driving over Easter, which was good to ...
... which was directly above the hot tub. Needless to say, Mark did not like the cold water shower on his back while trying to fill up the hot tub. Lots of laughter by all at Mark's expense.
Total number of km's travelled so far on our journey = 2444km's
Left Baths at 08h45 and headed off to Velddrift via Picketberg.
Stopped along the road side to take pictures of the stunning yellow fields of Canola. While we were stopped on the ...