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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Rex Hotel Knysna
We were very pleased to find our room to be self-catering as one does get tired of restaurant meals when travelling. Their breakfast was excellent - even with cappuccinos! Loved the location near the waterfront and downtown.
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We ate breakfast at the Rose Cafe, part of our hotel accommodation. They have very good cereal!
We had both agreed to take the Terblans walking trail recommended by the Knysna Info Centre not realizing that it involved miles of dirt roads and fording a mountain stream. We finally gave up when we made it to the Gouna Forest Station and …
We left Oudtshoorn in haze - the fires were still spreading smoke. Unbelievably we saw the same group of black Porsche Panameras we had seen in Cape Town earlier in the trip, although they looked much dirtier. Although we asked what their objective was, we were brushed off this highly secretive test.
Richard wanted a car wash on our rental …
... a seal colony below, dassies (cute little rock varmits) and birds.
The views of the coastlines on both sides of the peninsula are amazing. We just loved it. We also found many new and strange creatures on the sandy beaches that were washed ashore. Snail like molluscs called Whelks could be seen eating jelllyfish that were stranded on the beach.
There was ...
... We ended our hike with a yummy warm lunch at the restaurant before saying our goodbyes and separating ways again. We made it to Knysna by dinner time and settled into our room for a bit before heading back out to get dinner, Knysna turned out to be the coolest little town. It is based on a lagoon and we could see an old train one that lead out across the lagoon to hill on the other side of the lagoon. We walked out into a pier which had ...
... great tag line - "Apartied is where it belongs, in a Museum." Sums it up pretty well I reckon.
Rosa took me to a great comedy show in the evening, local SA comedians, i reckon i got about 70% of the jokes, the rest were way above my white British head!
Flew to India the next day, sad to leave SA and definitely want to come back, it has a really addictive atmosphere and some of the friendliest people i have ever met. Bye bye SA, Hello India! ...