The Point Hotel
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After leaving Cape town we headed off Down the Garden Route towards Port Elizabeth and ended up in a cool town called Mossel Bay. The main attraction were the Sharks but apart from that we found it to be one of the coolest wee towns to stay in. If you visit go and visit the point, its pretty posh but has one of the finest seafood restaraunts i have …
... feeling as sick as I did.
After leaving Oudtshoorn, we drove back to the coast to Mossel Bay, which reminded me so much of Northern California that I felt pseudo-homesick: green cliffs tumbling to stony shores, rocky tidal pools and cliff-protected coves abounded. We cooked a simple plain pasta dinner that night and went to bed early. The next morning, March 11 (Day 76), we woke up and the sun was shining again. Since the forecast predicted clouds and ...
Wow, was it great to get back home and see everyone. Just in time for the summer season too. I stayed in Pretoria for the first few days and luckily got to see Mom and Han before they went on their road trip. Gnarly, Scuub and I drove down to Keurbooms... It felt like the longest trip in the world. I was suffering from severe jet lag, for about two weeks and as a result was dead tired. The trip was hot and the road busy so by the time we got to Keurbooms, we were ...
... and a guinea pig, and although it was timid it was not particularly scared of humans. Nobody else had a clue what it could be either. Later on I was informed that what I had seen was a dassie (or hyrax) and they are close relatives, surprisingly, of elephants. Once I had seen one, they started popping up all over the place and I realised that they were actually fairly common.
Back at the ...
... a joke of me 'testing' the rope for them! Kylie and Tia came for moral support and this meant doing the bridge walk. It was a walkway bolted to the side of the bridge with a mesh floor, it was unbelievably high! The girls struggled to even do the bridge walk!!!
Before I knew it I was being roped up and carried to the edge. Adam and I had already decided that we were gong to "Superman" ...
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