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... s Town and went sea kayaking to see the African Penguins! We got to the docks a little early, so we all went to a cafe to get coffee first. The kayaks were doubles, so naturally, Elyse and I went together. I was the Captain, which meant that I steered us with the rudder, and she was the navigator. We had a really fun time. Some other Americans went on the trip as well. They were fun to talk to. Some of the paddling was pretty hard, because it was fairly windy. ...
... is actually going through the mountains. It was such
a nice ride!
Eventually we made it to Hout Bay. What a place! It’s a
little harbor with a beautiful market and some seals swimming around the boats.
Yeah seals! They are way too cute!
The market was really great, we spent almost an hour there.
There are a lot of them here in Cape Town and it’s always a nice thing to do.
Just walk around, taste some food or ...
... just amazing. It was hard to leave these penguins.
We must get to the Cape of Good Hope.
We finally arrive and amazed as to the crowd already there. David is going to do a long hike to the farthest point, I on the other hand wish him good luck. While he is on his hike I am going to take the Flying Dutchman Funicular, that runs up from beside ...
... But then it was time to go down and onward.
Our next stop was Boulder Beach where we got to see incredibly cute African Penguins. They are only found here and live on this beach year round. I was delighted to see that the moms had just had their babies and they were in the process of losing their fur and gaining their penguin skin. What cuties!
After this visit...lunch and a trip to buy ...
Sunday, December 1st: I had decided before the trip that I wanted it to end in Cape Town, as it was my favourite stop during my 2011 trip. I had thought of staying at a hostel to save money, but two years ago I had a nice stay at the Cape Castle Hotel close to the V&A Waterfront, so I booked there again. Originally I was only going to book the first night then move to the Hostel, but after one night I booked the entire Cape Town visit at the Cape Castle. I had booked the room ...
Other places to stay in Somerset West
Corner of Main Road (M9) & Broadway Boulevard (R44), Somerset West | 3 star hotelfrom $60
1 Erinvale Avenue, Somerset West | 4 star hotelfrom $76
Morgenster Avenue, Somerset West | 4 star hotelfrom $104
8 Waveren Avenue, Somerset West | Hotelfrom $63
Jigger ave, Somerset West | Hotelfrom $73