The Wilderness Hotel
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A early start, car packed to the brim. Wilma as the youngest is squashed into the back, no place for a mouse! With great laughter and excitement we set off. The car shook the whole way.... From laughter! We met Josh and Jess in George and set off in convoy with ice cream cones and laughter. We could not believe our eyes.......... ...
... 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 ...
... and some local Olive Oil which made Neil very excited about cooking on the trip.Whilst I'd had some bad reports about Mossel Bay, we decided to make a quick stop to check out the Marine Museum and have a quick lunch and I'm glad we did.Not only did the museum have a seriously large boat INSIDE, it also had what looked like a HUGE pre-historic skeleton outside and Neil and I wondered why on earth there weren't any ropes or barriers around it... ...
... referring to all non-whites.
Our first observation was that we have seen that there are no coloured individuals sitting down to eat at the restaurants we have chosen to eat at. Also, by no means have we chosen to eat at all fancy places either. We've walked the main areas of towns and also walked the tourist areas with the same results. In fact the only coloured people in the restaurants have been all the wait ...
... and as I writing this he is softly snoring to the accompanying melody of the waves as they break upon the shoreline.
I have a confession to the ladies from the office. It is attatched to a very nice restuarant with an accompanying verandah. I did sit with a hot cup of coffee on this verandah as the sun dissappeared behind the hills above. Superb.
Other places to stay in Wilderness
National Garden Route Highway, 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