Zuider Zee Guest House
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... 19 hours 23 minutes... This is so surreal, 3 years of planning and saving and it's finally here! I'm surprised the kids went to sleep so easily... Might've added too many Rescue Drops to their juice. Hahaha. Kidding. They honestly went to sleep when we asked. Cute kids! Now if only my brain would go to sleep... one more cider should do it ;) Goodnight everyone. Catch ya on the flip side! xoxo ...
... drive is very scenic, we pass local villages in rolling hillsides, steadily climb along a mountain verge, past a long line of trucks struggling to get up the steep hill, and through farmlands where cows graze on the lush green grass. The weather is better here, patches of blue sky and no rain. On every radio station are tributes to Mandela, occasionally interrupted by 'we wish you a merry christmas', oh yes, that reminder again that it's December and almost Christmas, we ...
... the school, our group was hanging out and where some township kids were playing soccer with a makeshift ball. It was a lovely scene and they were more than happy to come up to us giggling and then run away. The woman of the couple exclaimed that she wishes she had something to give the kids and the shopkeeper had little candies that she could buy. I have always had issues with it, but I wasn’t going to give her a lecture on the spot. Not my place, but in a discussion later ...
This morning we went to a local area where the estuary and sea are divided by a thin (few metres) bank of sand - really pretty. It was strange to hear the waves crashing and hippos grunting (LOUDLY) so close simultaneously.
Heading to Salt Rock (near Balito) we stopped at King Shaka museum - learnt more about zulu traditions and ways of life.
Salt Rock has sooo ...
The backpackers Coffeeshack in Coffee Bay has the right attitude. They work close by with the community and support many local projects and schools. What I also liked was the fact that if you use a guide, the guide gets the full sum you paid him. Anyway, we set up the tent and went for a cider, and there she was, Geraldine. Of course it was raining most of the time we spent in Coffee Bay so yet again we didn't have beach days, but we went for walks, had ...