The Beach Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
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... structure. We had already crossed the Bloukrans Bridge earlier, the highest concrete arch in Africa, completed in1984 and holder of the world record for highest concrete arch bridge. However we had no information on it and contrary to later literature it was not well signed.
We would have loved to walk but the weather made it impossible.
I saw "Clarkson" written in white on a mountain side. Another reminder of ...
... own tea or have salad. I said to Craig that we won't be able to afford to do all of the experiences we want to do if we have to keep paying for food and working for nothing. Erika knew I was upset and came to speak to me saying she knew this wasn't what we expected and the last volunteer who was veggie had to pay for all her own food. I said it meant we would have to leave sooner than planned as we just can't keep up. Craig and I asked if we could go down to the bar for 20 mins to ...
... with some spectacular breaking waves crashing over the bow. It did, however, mean sleeping became more difficult to achieve and by the time land fall was made in Durban there was a treat in store in the shape of endless hours of uninterrupted, quiet and motionless sleep, tucked up safely in the marina. Perhaps not the warmest of welcomes to South Africa, but I still felt the excitement and desire to explore that always accompanies arrival in a new port. Roll on the South African adventure.
Elephante time! Addo is a very cool national park where you can actually drive yourself through the whole area (which is that whole green area on the map by our pin...it looks small kinda, but its about 200 miles in length). We took our little put-put car out into the wilderness. The first animals we saw were Kudo, which are elk like animals with twisty horns. You can eat Kudo at many of the restaurants around the Eastern Cape too, but we didn't get around to trying it. ...
... til 6:15 a.m. while the first groups started at 6 a.m. Hearing the South African National Anthem, the first gun shots going off, and everyone also bopping around to Shosholoza (a South African classic), we were ready to go!
All I can say is that it was a fun race, but not an easy one. Luckily, with so many people next to you talking, cheering and supporting... the 2 hours and 20 minutes passed by quickly. Another neat thing is following "the ...