Gordon's Beach Lodge
Travel Blogs from Gordon's Bay
... le cousin de l'éléphant! Eux aussi s'amusent entre les rochers et n'ont pas trop l'air farouches.
On reste environ 2 h à explorer la plage et prendre des photos avant de reprendre la route direction Cape point !
Monday morning, after a glorious breakfast, we get going with the exploration of the cape peninsula. It is also a chance for me to do a reconnaissance of the race route, since we will almost follow it completely.
Friday, December 6th: 5:00 AM: I was awoken by a phone call from my friend Gugu, she was in Johannesburg and she was in tears. I couldn't figure out what was wrong. "Shawn, I just wanted to let you know Nelson Mandela passed away, Madiba is gone" she said through the cracks in her voice. I knew right then this wouldn't be an ordinary day in South Africa. Before I left on my vacation I was well aware that this event could happen during my visit, it was one of the reasons why ...
... We didn't eat most of it anyways - just the cookies.
Monday morning we decided to rent a car. Now out here everyone drives manual cars...much different than at home, and getting an automatic is almost twice the cost of getting a little manual...so we got the manual - a little VW hatchback. Ok, so it's scary to drive. First of all, the manual transmission is hard enough, but that was expected. Then the steering wheel is on the other side, the cars are coming at you the ...
... the blogs have been kind of lame lately but I have been so busy and tired that the thought train has been on slug. Hopefully I'll be able to elaborate a little more this weekend when we visit Cape Point and Table Mountain. I'm sure there will be many pictures and some videos to go along with them. Love you all and I miss everything about my Michigan life. I can't wait to see everyone......I'm in trouble if I've only been here 3 days, oh no. Ta-ta for now!
... with them 24/7, a
form of identification/work permit. If they were found without it, and they
were often checked without cause, they would be arrested immediately. While we
were standing near that area, a group of small kids started coming towards us
saying “white people!” Before we knew it, we were fully surrounded by kids
giving us hugs, kisses, and latching on to our legs like they would never let
go. I actually teared up because I have never ...