Protea Hotel Outeniqua
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- Non-smoking hotel
- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... mammals. We were able to spot ostrich, vervet monkeys, a Wildebeest, and numerous Springbok. We then continued on to another section of the park called the Valley of Desolation. A fairly long uphill drive where we came across a group of baboons, running along the road, it seems they like to gather around the highways, but they manage to avoid any run ins with cars, ...
When we woke up we went down to get out car from the rental place at George Airport. Turns out the bookkng didnt go through so we are car less. We checked at a couple of the other rental companies but they were all fully booked. We went home to try again online as John said you get a better deal online. Claire managed to find one and booked it for pick up tomorrow forgetting we had the shark diving so wouldnt be here to collect it.She ...
... 5 hours. Luckily for us there was a couple of other routes and we set off a 2-3hour one with a bit of a tight time frame.
The walk was really beautiful, we climbed along the side of steep cliffs and saw seals playing on the rocks below and in the sea as well as rock hyrax playing on the edge of the cliffs all set against beautiful views of Plettenberg bay. At around the mid way point we came upon a huge sand dune that you walked down to a small beach ...
... starkly. I started to wonder how many of the pretty flowers we were seeing on the ground were actually invasive aliens too. The waterfall itself when we attained it was something of an anticlimax since there was very little water in the river. Just a narrow spout of water sluicing down a shute into an inky pool, but while we were there we did briefly see a giant kingfisher hurl itself from an overhanging tree and execute an aerial U-turn before vanishing once more into ...
... the next week or so they will settle down.
Haven't really done much whilst being here as it has been constant work but we have had chance to sit out in the sun for an hour or so at weekend which is always nice. We feel very lucky to have been offered this opportunity, and everyone here are very welcoming and Phil is settling in well with everyone on the production line.
I found it pretty hard the first week as it is quite tricky to be thrown into a cheese ...