Arabella Hotel and Spa
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Tennis Court
- Airport Transportation
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... the one I had researched before we came. It is in a beautiful setting and we tasted half a dozen wines and had a cheese and bread platter to soak up some of the excellent wine. We could really only buy one wine so settled for their just released Viognier. It is hard to believe that this beautiful valley opens out just a couple of kilometres inland from the ocean.
A seafood dinner on the waterfront completed a very good ...
... while we are driving on freeways.
We have now decided to fit tyre monitors to the vehicle to try to reduce the risk of destroying a tyre due to a puncture, and hence not needing a second spare wheel.
And we also bought a winch! A very expensive extra, but if we are travelling so much on our own, we really need a bit more peace of ...
... for a place to stay. We gave the woman our price range and she found a place for us. We noticed quite a few guest houses with an ocean view, but decided to go ahead with our booking since we were only there for the night.
As we arrived at Rochester Guest House, our host Francois Jones was at the gate to let us in. He and his son Matthew warmly greeted us. They gave us a very nice room on the first ...
... school now that winter has arrived for them. After the sanitation lesson, Megan and I talked about being environmentally aware. A huge issue in Manenburg is littering, I have never seen anything like it but there are literally piles of trash everywhere. So we explained to them how rats, fleas, and mosquitoes are harbored in those piles of trash and how they spread diseases to animals that can spread them to humans. Or even when trash degrades into the earth and those chemicals ...
... do not seem to be staying in the same place, waiting.
Once we reached the designated spot in the sea the crew threw out their bait and we started the waiting game. We could expect to wait up to an hour before seeing anything and the whole boat watched in silence. I think we all played the Jaws theme in our heads. The first Great White appeared half an hour later but she was ‘only’ 3.5 metres long. Another soon appeared and a ...