Protea Hotel Outeniqua
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- Non-smoking hotel
- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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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 ...
... and we agreed, to visit the self pick strawberry farm. Not just a self pick but a very nice shop, restaurant and cafe. There was a play area for children and also a very interesting maze. Time was not on our side to explore or enter and get lost. We are good at that anyway! We had purchased strawberries to take back for tea ...
... to the canoes where we then paddled back up against a headwind to the bus. It was good to do some physical activity and Charlene pointed out some of the native birds to the area. After this we drove to Nyvasa which is a beautiful and very affluent town, we had a smoothie in a waterside cafe before driving up to a viewpoint where you can see the whole area. Tonight we are staying at The AfroVibe Backpackers which is right on the beach in Sedgefield, we ...
Wednesday 12th. Wilderness. We set an early alarm for this morning, and as soon as we looked out onto the reedbed there was an African Fish-eagle sitting on a post beside the river, a long way off but unmistakeable with a snow white head and neck above a chestnut body. We set out to walk the "Pied Kingfisher Trail" in the early part of the day before it got too hot. The trail guide leaflet says it should take 3-4 hours, but it took us from 8am to 3.30pm. It's only 6 miles but it ...
... ear shapes with your arms. Then you step forward and back aggressively while flapping these ears like you were about to charge. Be careful with this one, it can end badly. The forth is the elephant walk, here you use your arms and legs to jump around in a circle (like the running man) to mimic an elephant dancing on his hind legs. Then you repeat these moves as many times as you like. See simples, now go try ...