Birkenhead House & Villa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
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- Swimming pool
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The weight on the roof rack and the amount of stuff that we wanted to load on it was giving me sleepless nights! So I did a calculation. I added up all the equipment that was on the roof, including the weight of the roof rack itself, and it all came to 235 kgs! The equipment on the roof included a roof top tent, the second spare wheel on it's rim (it's incredibly difficult to put a wheel on a landy rim, due to ...
... 8217; sound that got louder and louder. We looked around confused. All of a sudden, a flock of birds (they looked like grouse or something similar) walked into view on the road. They were all mechanically pecking the floor. We couldn’t see what they were eating. As we decided to stay in Simon’s Town for a 2nd night, we realised that the mechanical pecking was routine as it occurred at the same time the next day.
... and our very nice hosts Francois and Theresa Jones. Their guest house is lovely. Our room on the first floor was very comfortable and clean. It was a good size with a very comfortable bed and spacious bathroom with separate shower and deep tub. There's a swimming pool that we didn't have a chance to use since we were there for only one night and it wasn't that warm yet. I'm sure it's perfect for the hot months. If you don't require a room ...
... activity/competition. We broke off into 4 groups with the students and whatever group picked up the most trash throughout the school grounds won (but of course everyone is actually a winner)! The 7th graders actually got very into the activity and by the end of the two groups we probably completely filled 9 big black garbage bags with the collective time of 35 minutes total. It was crazy but hopefully the students will be more willing and motivated to throw trash ...
... and wondering how it would survive the next few weeks. We then moved onto Hermanus hopeful to spot some late season straggling whales. We hot trotted it straight down to the harbour in search of the infamous whale crier, a dude with a giant horn which he blows every time a big fish is spotted. We got lucky! The southern righties were in town and in a particularity playful mood. The gorgeous cliff ...