The Pearl of Oudtshoorn
Travel Blogs from Oudtshoorn
... was a bucket of grain by our feet, which we were expected to feed them with.
Later in the afternoon, we headed back to the coast to Mossel Bay. We relaxed at the point of Mossel Bay amongst the rock pools with an ice cream. I found a quaint self catering apartment called Gewel Guesthouse, which gave us stunning views of the sea where we could watch the sunset. ...
... 27 centimetres high. Some of us went through head first, some slid through feet first on the smooth surface.
Phew, we were at the end - now to retrace our steps by an easier route and rejoin those who hadn't made it! It was a tricky tour made more difficult due to the heat (26 degrees) and high humidity within the caves.
Drinks and a lively discussion followed to relive the experience!
Cango Ostrich Farm was next. ...
... to hang out for a bit. Being without handy beachwear or sufficient time, it wasn't truly a beach day, but we did spend some time dipping our feet and taking cheesy photos.
After another lunch stop in Knysna (at the same restaurant as yesterday, in fact), we drove up to Knysna Heads to see another view from on high. The views are stunning, of course, but they're all blending into one another at times. The guide seemed very insistent that we see the view from ...
... very large and yellow molars. This whole experience was beyond anti-comfortable for me. This animal, albeit intelligent, is enormous and could, at any moment, crush me or puncture me.
The photos you’ll see show that Erik is very comfortable with all of this and I look like I’m ready to bolt at any moment. That is pretty indicative of the reality of the moment. I was ready to bolt. I was beyond intimidated. ...
... in the rain. This pristine silver polo was now brown! They were fine about it though. Back at the hostel we got chatting to Rita and Chris, a Belgian couple who run a hostel in the Philippines called Nuts Huts! He is an English teacher and sounds like an English person, more so than us!! We have LOVED Oudtshoorn (pronounced out-swan) and are sad to leave but onto Knysna tomorrow :)
Peace out all of you at work!! Ha!
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking