Southern Sun Hemingways
Travel Blogs from East London
... everyone we wanted to (which we did). The days obviously flew past, and thanks must go to Jon and Elia (and Rubbish the cat) for putting us up for a few nights. So, after good bye to the beach, hospital, spar, far too quickly, we found ourselves saying final good byes and standing at the departure gate in little old EL airport. The tears were kicked off by our leaving committee of Jon and Elia, Craig and Sarah and, Travis. As anyone who has had to leave ...
... of each of the places, but needless to say we had a fantastic time. We took a trip up to mountainous hogsback for a weekend with a group of friends for some walking, braaing and eating. We stayed in a hotel called 'the edge', as it's grounds extend to the top of a cliff face, known locally as the edge. The hotel consists of a main hotel area with restaurant and bar and a number of small cottages and chalets. The weather was cold (it reached 0 degrees ...
... out with Nick, Rich and Euan, and a move up to Manly to stay with Andy and Bethan there. Manly is a commuter suberb that is a 30 min ferry ride from the city centre. It feels like you are on holiday all the time there, surrounded by beaches, sail boats and plenty of cafes and restaurants. Not a bad place to come home to after a long day at work. Really all of the above was just a build up to the main event on Saturday. The tension built throughout the week and the amount of ...
... the cable car back down. Sam booked me a surprise for Sunday morning- a paragliding session at the top of Signal Hill. It was another highlight, with amazing views and some loop the loops!! We then took a drive down the coast to Simons town and boulders beach to see the penguins. We stopped for lunch in a cute little town called Halk Bay. Sadly after this it was time to head back to the airport. It is so easy to see why everyone raves about Cape Town, as we now have as ...
... get killed there.
That piece of information was volunteered so the situation must be serious.
Damn, I had really wanted to go back there and take some pictures.
We found a bar, I didn't even want to go in first, it was such a dump. Two large concrete rooms painted dark brown to match the rest of the interior. A big screen showing sports, we were the only customers but the cider was heavenly and the barmaid a friendly, ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility