Beacon Island Resort
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July 7, 2015
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
A short vid of the Robberg Nature Preserve in Plett is at ...
... useless for walking along slippery rocks. Went to the local shops (well that's a loose description for a small gift shop and a supermarket selling essentials including more flip flops). Went back to the hotel to ask Bev if she knew where I could get something cheap and she very kindly lent me her proper activity sandals. I was so grateful because otherwise my only option would have been to wear my walking shoes and get them all soggy.
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... all over again. Besides the heat, it was such a fun hike. We really enjoyed it!! We relaxed to the max for the remainder of the day. Enjoyed a glass of Remhoogte wine (that we bought on our wine tour) with the owner until we had to get ready for dinner. We had a reservation at The Fat Fish, not too far from the guest house. There was a good live blues band. We both had different versions of kingklip fish. It was so yummy! We have to wake up at 0500 for charter fishing. Good night ...
... by that either. The village is in a National Park along a sliver of flat ground between mountains and sea. The flat ground, several miles wide, was created over the aeons by the sea carving away the base of the mountains. Sea levels have fallen and the land risen, There are now new 200m cliffs at the coast, where up-ended sheets of the hard quartzite capping ...
With a Tuesday sky dive looking very unlikely in Cape Town due to the poor weather forecast, we took advantage of the nice weather in Plettenberg and booked the last minute sky dive. Not to be outdone by my 5 second freefall at 120 km/h from 216 metres bungee, Mara opted for a 30+ second free fall at 190 km/hr from 3000 metres!!! We watched in anticipation from the drop zone area and it was spectacular... I could ...