Birkenhead House & Villa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... freshly washed. The golden colours that we admired on our drive back yesterday evening, today happened in reverse with the rising sun. It was a beautiful day and George was hopeful that our boat would be able to go out to sea - his last two outings were cancelled due to rough seas. We were keeping our fingers crossed, especially as G didn't get any calls from the boat operator to tell him of any change in plans. I haven't seen whales, neither had the boys. S ...
... safe than sorry.
Friday was set to a be total wash out with heavy rain predicted for most of the day. This meant there was no work to be done on the farm. I had happened to mention to Andries that I worked in a winery in New Zealand and I really enjoyed it, so he arranged for me to spend a day in the cellar at Paul Cluver's winery. The winery is right next door to the Kromco packhouse and Paul himself is on Kromco's board. It was ...
... Walkers Bay, which was like a millpond, was a conservation area and they weren't allowed to operate in there! Disappointed we re-booked for the following day. All dressed up and nowhere to go, we drove back to our guesthouse and re-evaluated. The sun was out so we decided that we would walk the 'World Famous' 10km Cliff Path Walking Trail. We whizzed into town and dropped our dirty washing off the laundrette, then parked the car back at our Anchors Rest ...
... the day, Spice Route. Spice Route was just down the road and also very beautiful. Here, we were seated outside in the sun and had the opportunity to taste 6 different wines. At this point, wine tasting was starting to catch up with us so we began to slow down a bit. At Spice Route, there was also a glass blowing store, and an opportunity to do beer tasting as well. Once we were finished at our second winery, we headed to a restaurant to eat some lunch and soak up some of the ...
... entering the water, exiting the water, sleeping, standing and scratching. I enjoyed observing their antics. Some interesting facts that I learnt about them was that they can only stay submerged underwater for up to two minutes, they swim at a speed of 7 kilometres per hour and that their black & white colouring is a form of camouflage. Lucky for us, we also saw some baby penguins – covered in grey fluffy feathers.
These penguins ...