Travel Blogs from Plettenberg Bay
... and to the volunteer homes at Monkeyland. This then led to an extremely terrifying shopping trip. I think we were running late as food was just being thrown at us from every angle without having time for us to comprehend 1) the exchange rate 2) do we need it and lastly 3) do we even like it. I often didn’t know the answer to any of these questions but we’ve got it and as long as Stephanie was happy, I was happy and you never know, ...
... upside down over the canyon below, feeling the pads around my ankles slowly slip further and further down. You'd have to hire a really top class prostitute to spend as much on such a brief adrenaline rush.
Certificate gained and pants changed, I continued onwards to Knysna for a delicious lunch of the local speciality of oysters. The place is sort of like the African St Tropez - big boats, bigger mansions and ladies lounging on the sea-shore with ...
... fly tape hanging from the ceilings and banging screen doors. Instead we got an indoor bar, and a patio with a tremendous view and accommodation better than home. The evening meal was at a seaside restaurant; I had beef ribs and Rosamund ate tagliatelle with mussels.
With the patio door open we went to sleep with the sound of the distant waves rushing to the beach.
... a football by his previous owner and after nearly 2 years they still haven’t managed to get it all off, so we gave him another wash down with organic paint stripper.
There is also a baby meerkat named Simone who needed to begin meeting the other meerkats in order to integrate into the group. We had to catch the dominant female, ‘Noisy’, and put her in the kennel ...
... tent with car might fly away it's still most unlikely to happen.
Today we have had the first real beach day so far on our trip. And what a beach! Plettenberg Bay is a sympathetic town with kilometre long white sand beaches. Apparently it can get very crowded though in the tourist season as it's a very popular holiday destination. The rest of the year it's filled with Surfers. Now we have a few National Parks ahead of us before he head back to Durban.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet