The Old Post Office Tree Manor
Travel Blogs from Mossel Bay
We arrived in Albertinia late one Monday evening, arriving on the bus to a small, sleepy farm town 4 hours out of Cape Town. We could hardly believe we were in the final month of a 7ish month journey throughout southern Africa. Last but certainly not least, we had a great time with the Stephenson family planting veggies, corralling pigs, building with cob, clearing a soccer field and playing with children (our own personal campers!).
The family has a history ...
... in pursuit of a seal. The seal was jumping out of the water and being knocked around by the shark, until it eventually succumbed to the shark. The struggle lasted maybe 2 minutes, but it felt like forever.I spent about 45 minutes in the water and even though it was cold, the adrenaline easily got me through it. Some of the sharks were longer than the cage and the power that they swim and attack the bait with ...
... said it was sexy! He had no tours planned that day so offered to take us out
for a couple of hours and all we had to pay was what we thought he was worth.
This in theory is a great way to buy a service but in practice and being the
polite English types that we are it was a nightmare! We didnt want too spend
much but we didn't want to take the micky...how much does he normally charge?
How much of a tip is he used to when he does these adhock tours? Argh...!
A sigh of relief reels me back from the edge of naked madness. I see small thorns sticking through the fabric. I look around me and see, in an open expanse of pristine grass, one small patch of thorny undergrowth—of course the only place I managed to roll around. I successfully fought off the eager army and I had some time to catch my breath. It was only then that I finally feel stares of the confused spectators. All of them. I wander around the lawn ...
... about 10 times over an hour and got our bait three seperate times. It was absolutely amazing to see how the great white hunted.
The whole goal chumming for white sharks is to be able to identify them using their dorsal fin. The dorsal fin on a great white shark is similar to a human fingerprint. Each individual shark has unique marking sucah as white and black pigments or ...
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