Birkenhead House & Villa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... 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 ...
... our soil and plants grow from the soil and animals eat the soil then we eat the animals. It’s this huge cycle that a lot of people don’t even realize. Megan and I also discussed that when people throw glass bottles on the ground, or if there are pieces of metal lying around then people can cut themselves open and bleed and that can be a cause for the spread of HIV in their community. To wrap up the “lecture” and the discussion about littering, we decided to do ...
... and got its jaws caught in the mesh right in front of my face and shook the cage so much we thought it was going to break off and we’d float away. Luckily its teeth detached and it moved on.
I saw the raw power of the Great Whites from very close up and although I always respected them, I am no longer irrationally afraid of them. Of course I’m still afraid of them, but at least now I can swim in the sea without a constant ...
... and the muscles as they turned. Several times one would jump straight out of the water after the decoy or bait. Soon we got out and let others in. We decided to go again. After a cheese sandwich, Burke and I jumped back into the water. It was defiantly colder the second time! one of the sharks actually hit the cage this time. It's tail came into the cage, right in my face!! It was crazy! Once everyone got the fill we drove the boat down shark alley past seal ...
... need for a caffeine fix. After coffee, more browsing in the mall and a climb (for me) down to the water to take photos. The caretaker in the museum asked why I had a mokney with me – Giva was not impressed especially after the coffee shop waiter had offered him his own seat!!! All too soon it was time to head back to Gordons Bay with frequent stops for photographs. Tomorrow Stellenbosch and the ...