Palms Wilderness Retreat
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- Airport Transportation
- Outdoor pool
- High-speed internet in room
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... they "retired" to the south coast and purchased a property which they developed into a protea farm and built a home there - just to keep them busy during their retirement! Since that time they have exported around nearly a quarter of a million proteas - mainly to Amsterdam. This is where we came in!! 800+ proteas had to be prepared and packed ready for collection by the wholesaler's truck before 5 pm on the day we arrived. We turned to and stripped the stalks, graded, packed ...
... well throughout my time in Africa and would argue that meals here tend to be on the larger size.
All of that food may have not been the best choice because the next day I SANDBOARDED THE DRAGON. And yes, I think the end of that sentence did warrant caps lock for added emphasis. The Dragon is the longest dune in South Africa at 332 meters and is renowned for its amazing sandboarding experiences, which I wanted, nay needed, to do as soon as ...
... that you are plummeting to the earth. The ride down with the parachute is nicer as well as you aren’t upside down.
On the way home we stopped at Storm’s River mouth. Violent waves but again just beautiful. There is never anything wrong with going to the beach…even if for a short time. On the way back home we stopped at a biltong shop. As I was getting out of the car I thought to myself “ouch”. The harness from ...
We walked to the start of a nature reserve where there were loads of different walks you could do. You had to pay an entry fee though. The walk there was free so we just walked back. Had a walk down to the beach but it was too cold to get the bucket and spade ...
Left Garies at 08h00 with a blustering wind buffeting us to head towards Van Rhynsdorp, the flowers along the route were rather disappointing, apparently we are about a week or two too early! Due to the cold easterly wind which had been blowing the flowers have been late in blooming so we will have to make another trip in the future to hopefully view all the gorgeous flowers in full bloom. We turned off to Vredendal and onto Lutzville and then ...