Protea Hotel Umhlanga
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... will always distort or hamper photography. The great things about helicopters is that you can remove the doors very easily - Sports Helicopters were used to this request for filming. So Cathy took the co-pilot seat and I sat in the back (doors removed) with an extra harness so that I could "hang" in the doorway. We set off for a 40 minute circuit of the city. The first part was sedate as we passed clockwise around the back ...
... road, I rather unfortunately happened to be watching a very proximate ostrich through binoculars with its rear towards me when it decided to defecate. I'll spare you a description, but it was one of the grossest things I've seen in my whole life... When we got back to the chalet the troop of baboons from this morning had moved on to the plain outside our veranda. We had a short nap - worn out from doing nothing all day - and went out for a healthy walk of less than a mile which is ...
... in all the shops. Cute little town,but I was ready to get back to the hotel. I needed to pack before our last dinner tonite. We fly home tomorrow. Even though it has been a great trip, I am ready to head home. Oh, Table Mountain was again closed today. Disappointing but it is what it ...
... served by your nieces and nephews. A real highlight. One of our stops was the tourist bureau to get brochures on the highlights and to ask about Cape Malay style restaurants for our evening meal. A cheerful young lady there gave us two addresses in the same area. We then passed a novel coffee shop housed in an old church and advertising "Heaven coffee"; a great concept. We hopped on the red bus and rumbled past the cathedral where Desmond Tutu preached and continued on up ...
... The little Dutch boy is a bit weird or I thought he was to start with, cos he's one of those weird starers... Went down to the room and a new American girl was in bed and I said oh are u tired and she said yeah I couldn't sleep could u? And I said oh was it cos of the people that were up til 4?! And she was like yeah, and I said I'm so sorry I was one of them....don't think she liked me from that point on! Strange though she said she is just here for a few days from America and ...
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