Protea Hotel Cape Castle
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... to get some pics was a supreme challenge, for balance-challenged me, at least. At one point I had my back wedged against a wall-like thing and one foot wedged against the inside of the boat to maintain balance. The hundreds of Cape Fur Seals were totally unbothered by the storm around them - and no Great White Sharks were seen (they've been known to appear here to grab a seal meal).
I decided that the photography from this heaving boat was not going to be promising ...
... and a bucket for ablutions - so sad. Thanks to our guide Grunta aka Wong and the many photos we managed to miss our boat ride home on the dodge Susan Kruger, but we lucked in and scooped a ride on a beautiful catamaran. Although there was a bit of a wait it was well worth it as we enjoyed a stunning ride home on the stern of the catamaran with our poncho blankets.
At night we went over to Grunta ...
Awake early after a great nights sleep, needed after our exploits of the last two days. Breakfast in Cafe Bordeaux the. Up onto deck 13, nice blue skies and really calm seas, mind you we're only tootling on at about 13 knots. Namibia tomorrow and country number 59 :-) There was a talk on at 11:15 and I was going to go to it but changed my mind and stayed in the sun, really nice out there ...
... while the rain pelted down and the sea continued to pound we saw a full rainbow from land into the sea, amazing (see photo)! Day 10 On the road again back along the garden route and inland to the famous ostrich feather town of Oudtshoorn, passing the Blourkrans River Bridge, where we stopped to watch fearless people bungee jumping 216metres into the gorge! Watching was enough for us. It was a great drive through the mountains and down into Oudtshoorn ...
... second guessing my youthful, spontaneous decision. What was I thinking? Well come to find out, I didn’t have enough time to think about it because I had 2 guys throwing wet boots, masks, sipping me up and setting me on the outside of the boat. It’s shark time. So my brave, volunteering self was found sitting in a cage surrounded by fish guts. Yup! There could have been something else floating in that water as well. The skipper was ...