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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... eaten wherever you are. The Dive only lasted for 30 minutes, and while it was very controlled and the sharks were very tame, there were a few close calls where the sharks swam over the top of Lize-Mari or chased Rian for a few meters before swimming away.
After the dive we decided to go for a walk and experience some of the waterfront, get some terrible touristy photos, then sit down for lunch. We all ate some seafood at a cafe which also served beers out of our own personal ...
... We started the adventure on the Western side of the peninsula on the False Bay Coast. We visited Simon's Town and Boulder’s Beach’s cute colony of African penguins. The famous naval base of Simon's Town is situated on False Bay about halfway down the length of the Cape Peninsula. During the Second World War many heavy guns were dug into ...
... This area consists of dozens of restaurants, bars, and shops. The second day was spent getting to know the city better, and we went on a tour around some of the nicer sites in town. Our tour guide’s indigenous language is Xhosi, and we took a video of her speaking what we previously only knew as "clicks." One of the things Cape Town is best known for is its natural beauty. It is surrounded by mountains ...
... They still thought we were doctors.
Today however we actually saw patients and it was an amazing experience. I partnered with Corey, another Grand Valley student planning to be a PA and a health care worker from Manenberg. Our first patient was a 72 year old female getting end of life care. When we walked into the home the family greeted us and led us to her bed. She was laying still in bed as flies circled the room. It was hot yet she was under a blanket, ...
... one that close was amazing. To have 7 circling the boat by the second dive was out of this world. Sat on the top deck watching these magnificent creatures come out of the water and seeing them so close was an experience that will stay with me forever.
On that evening, I went to a local restaurant and was asked by the owner if she could sit with me to eat her meal. I happily accepted; glad of the company and after a few drinks we were chatting away like ...