Protea Hotel Island Club
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Today was the day that we would be swimming with the fiercest predators in the water the bad boy great white sharks and we were feeling pumped. As well as pumped we were feeling tired and just a wee bit nervous. The tiredness was the 5 o'clock wake up for our transfer to Gainsbaai home of shark alley and some of the most great white infested waters in the world. The nervousness was mostly on my part and funnily enough had nothing to do with the cage diving more the high probability we ...
... so cool to see them so close and in the foreground of some stunning scenery. We jumped down some rocks to get a closer look like the whale enthusiasts we are and got like 50 metres away which is pretty close for a huge giant whale. Whale watching ended up being the theme of the day and we walked around the harbour spotting lots of different whales. The highlight was ...
The weight on the roof rack and the amount of stuff that we wanted to load on it was giving me sleepless nights! So I did a calculation. I added up all the equipment that was on the roof, including the weight of the roof rack itself, and it all came to 235 kgs! The equipment on the roof included a roof top tent, the second spare wheel on it's rim (it's incredibly difficult to put a wheel on a landy rim, due to ...
... part of the packhouse. I was able to try my hand at both packing apples on the dedicated line and sorting them the old fashioned way. The apples are packed at serious speed, I was feeling seasick after half an hour of looking down at the moving conveyor! Sorting requires more skill. This involves spotting defects like fusi (a fungus), kalander (a mark a type of beetle leaves), fruit fly marks, watercore, injuries, bruising, ...
... still going strong), made up a high lift jack bracket for the rack, along with ammo box and jerry can brackets, and placed the second spare wheel on it.
We discovered early on that it's very difficult to take a tyre off a Landy rim in the bush, due to a double ridge on a Defender mag wheel, so we are taking a second spare wheel and rim along. A bracket was also made for the ...