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... about it in my Coast to Coast guide . I was picked up by an incredibly friendly and radical Afrikaner named Leon who only ever referred to me as "Boston Bro" and was inextricably connected to the world of surfing in the Garden Route. His general easygoing attitude made me even more excited to sandboard The Dragon, and that enthusiasm seemed to be contagious when we met up with Eloise and Scott, a South African couple that would be joining us. We all ...
... game park. We arrived at a small town called Humansdorp where we rejoined the N2 south and got up to our cruising speed of 120km. There was very little traffic and the scenery of green mountains, reminiscent of the Alps, made it a nice sunny relaxing journey. That was until a 4x4 caught me up, so I pulled over into the wide hard shoulder to let him pass. (The protocol as we have discovered is to pull over if someone wants to pass, the ...
Day 9 - Thursday 21/04/11
We moved on from Swellendam this morning quite early after visiting an interesting looking Dutch Reform Church. We headed to the Western Cape's coast and stopped at a couple of small shops on the way for the daily intake of biltong. The one farm shop called the Blue Crane stood out amongst the rest with "The Cheeky Chef" telling us all about what real chefs should pick up from her shop. We ended up with a Cranberry and ...
... into a full body climbing style harness and then told to "just wait here, the guys are making sure everything is ready since you're the first ones today, they have to run through all the safety tests!" I'm still calm at this point but Colm is starting to pucker.. the looks on his face are fairly priceless!
Finally, its go-time! We start walking towards the bridge down the restricted path to the point that they give us our first briefing about ...
... tickets are category 3 but he agreed to sell them with face value so we dived in!
It was only about £53 per ticket and level 2 tier. We were well happy!
We then went to town to watch Cameroon v Denmark match.
There was a loud pub full of football funs but we chose more sophisticated way - past at Italian restaurant….
A waiter boy there was very friendly chap and we enjoyed chatting with them and watching footie there.
Other places to stay in Wilderness
N2 Wilderness, Wilderness | 3 star hotelfrom $69
Dumbleton Road, Wilderness | Hotelfrom $57
PO Box 12002, Garden Route Mall, George, 6546, Wilderness | 5 star hotelfrom $120
Cnr George & Owen Grant Roads, Wilderness | 4 star hotelfrom $100