The Pearl of Oudtshoorn
Travel Blogs from Oudtshoorn
So we left De Hoep and drove up and through the 'little Karoo", an area of rolling hills full of canola crops and sheep ranches, that mostly became ostrich farms as we got closer to the town of Oudtstroorn. An interesting part of the drive was a hand pulled car ferry over a small river where I was able to help pull the 2 car ferry across! Oudtstroorn ...
Self proclaimed whale watching capital of the world! Waterfront cliffs with deep water offshore make ideal conditions. This is the shortest entry - and sorry, no good whale photos, they were out of zoom range, and not very active that day. We did see lots of whales though! Very beautiful waterfront and town. Just before Hermanus is Betty's Bay - with the only other penguin colony on the ...
... put into action. I worked for 4 hours on the sheet that evening and Laura did the quizzes for the other side of the sheet. However, we showed it to the marketing person Tammy and she pretty much put a halt on the whole idea so that was that; they’ve got the files so can do what they want with the idea if they choose to!
The second project we were given I named “Licking Duikers”. A duiker is a miniature type of antelope that ...
... Yes, one ostrich egg is the equivalent of 24 chicken eggs. To get the juice out, they use a stone to cut the rim of a hole and then us a knife to scoop it out. The egg is shook quite vigorously and when the liquid comes out, the whites and yolk are mixed. The scrambled version of this (the only way to enjoy it) was much richer than chicken eggs. It had a bit of a barnyard smell, which Erik hadn’t noticed until I mentioned ...
... who had been found around the ranch and mum was no where to be seen. so we catch them and tried to find a quiet spot where mum could hear them calling. After morning break we then headed to the Tiger Breeding centre which is actually right next to the house we are living in, so much so we can see the tigers from our bedroom :) One tiger in particular, Rani, a orange Bengal took a liking to me. We headed back to the ranch and had some enrichment (play time) time ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking