The Bay Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
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Cape Town is beautiful - white sand, palm trees, bright blue ocean and a stunning landscapes. The pictures do not accurately portray the magnificence of it all . While on safari we did a fair amount of sitting (and eating) so first activity was to hike Table Mountain which proved to be quite a 5 hour challenge. The climb to the top was worth it …
... The wines were expertly chosen to match each course and lifted each course in the way they should. Of particular note was the Laborie Pineau that was effectively a Floc such as I had on the last adventure to Gers. This was made from grape juice and local brandy and was just spectacular in its sweet berry flavours, sharp acidity and warmth in the mouth.
Day one suitably dispatched and appetite wetted for further culinary adventures in the ...
... one the truck that went by quick since Doug bought wine yesterday and got on a plane this arvo so his wine got passed around... It had to be drunk... So the last drive in the truck was a great one with the music pumping and everyone in a great mood. Cape Town seems like a cool city so far. It's surrounded by the by an beaches with a backdrop of table mountain, what's not to love. For Doug and Ang's farewell, we headed straight to the Cape Town waterfront area, which is a really nice part ...
... and a bucket for ablutions - so sad. Thanks to our guide Grunta aka Wong and the many photos we managed to miss our boat ride home on the dodge Susan Kruger, but we lucked in and scooped a ride on a beautiful catamaran. Although there was a bit of a wait it was well worth it as we enjoyed a stunning ride home on the stern of the catamaran with our poncho blankets.
At night we went over to Grunta ...
... wild animals. Well there were some hungry Baboons and when the ranger threw stones at them to move them on from the restaurant car park area they seemed to get wild at that annoyance. One looked at me and seemed to recognise a familiar resemblance. Cheeky bugger.
We climbed all over the peak, up to the lighthouse and back to the restaurant. Had a bite to eat and then set off for all the little bays and inlets around the NP. We had so ...