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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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I'm in Cape Town! We arrived here on the night of the 25th after flying from Livingstone at the end of our safari. Cape Town is a fairly large city and is downright massive after being in the bush if Botswana for ten days. Let's catch up on what's been going on... On Tuesday we woke up at 5 in the morning even though Thuto told us we could sleep in until 6. I think my body clock is now permanently wired to wake up at 5. Before getting out of bed Erika and I ...
7:00-7:30- launching of the white shark (boat) during the breaching a decoy is trawled for the first hour, to attract the breaching, the normal shark cage diving activities the n kick in
10:30-11:00 – back on land, hot drink and post trip meal while watching a DVD of the trip, you can purchase the DVD for 350 Zar, hot showers are available
11:30-12:30 return to hotel.
That was the advice we were given prior to shark diving. How does one stop looking delicious? I feel Therese and I are a very scrumptious looking treat...
So we board a van at 7AM on a Saturday morning and of all songs to be stuck in my head, of course it is the Jaws theme. How cliche. After a two hour drive, (through wine country, you would think they would stop and let us have a nerve calming tasting or 17) and Therese finally realizing they drive on the other ...
... tomatoes and chilli. Very nice it was too. It was served in a transparent bag. Like a present. Very posh! Table mountain was closed today because of high wind and poor visibility. Winds are high tomorrow too so I've had to change all my plans but I've made it work I think. It does look so cool up there. I can't wait to hike it. Today the clouds pouring off the side looked like horses and reminded me of James and the Giant Peach! De ner, de ner, de ner, de ner....that was jaws. I'll go ...
... and one got uncomfortably close to me. It was just hanging out right in front of me and it was to the point that if I put my head in the water when it was there I would have gotten stung! luckily it was just a baby so even if I did get stung, whether through my wet suit or on my skin it wouldn't hurt as bad as a big one.
After we got out of the water, it was freezing! We all bundled up and just ...