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... some traditional South African food, so I ordered a dish called Bobotie, it's like the British shepherd's pie, but the minced meat is curried - and the
topping is frothy custard instead of mashed potatoes. It has a Cape Malay
heritage. I was quite surprised how tasty it was and that the curried mince was seasoned with lemon which is quite frequently used in South Africa.
... a great view of False Bay. After lunch, we headed north along False Bay to Simon's Town. The strong winds created choppy seas, and our planned boat ride to see the great white sharks was uncertain. The boat captain wanted to cancel the trip, but the owner agreed to take the few of us who wanted to go badly enough to risk seasickness. The rest of us went to Boulders Beach, just south of Simon's Town, to ...
... up by the wind and landed on his feet but he broke his ankle.
The Abby Manor House is a nice Bed & Breakfast run by Judy (sister of the owner) and her assistant, Mike. Judy made a big point of the cab should only cost no more than 60 rand to go to the waterfront. No problem going since we called the cab company she told us to use. But coming back we took a cab from the taxi line up. I knew as soon as he pulled away and he didn’t turn the meter on that he ...
... to a more residential neighborhood near where our guide, Nadia, grew up. The waves crashing in against the jetty, gentle ocean breeze and palm trees galore reminded us all of Santa Monica. We stopped at a great hotel for a cocktail at Harvey's to watch the sunset and rest a bit before taxi-ing back to Abbey Manor. What a great way to end the day! Once we arrived back, Lindsey's sister and her family met ...
Donderdag (from now on I am going to use my limited Afrikaans!)
I can see clearly now the rain is gone! Whopeeee. This morning I had the pleasure of being in my cousin's grade 6 classrooms. It was really interesting to be in an older classroom and see their interactions with the teacher and each other. There is definitely a clear understanding here that the teacher is in charge and even if the students do get out of hand, if the teacher puts his/ her ...