Whale View Manor
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Safari day!!! We got up at the crack of dawn and took a two-hour drive out to Aquila Game Reserve. It was freezing cold and I was wearing a ton of layers. Fortunately, Clare lent me her puffy winter coat for the game drive. We saw some giraffes, elephants, lions, wildebeests, zebra, rhinos, ostrich, and eland. Every ...
... Nearby the lighthouse there was a sign that read, "where two oceans meet", and spoke about the diverse flora and fauna on the Cape. Because it was so early, it was only us and another young couple on the Cape. As I turned from taking some pictures of the lighthouse, Shami was on his knee and asked for my hand. He proposed....and I said "YES!". It was just absolutely perfect! I couldn't believe what ...
... People from the surrounding cars jumped out and started to provide the most injured passengers the first aid. We wanted to help so much but at the same time we were a bit scared to touch the injured without gloves. They might have been HIV positive. At least we passed them our water. When the police arrived we gave our testimony to one of the police officers. Their attitude was so careless.
It was a frightful accident and it was a miracle nobody died. There were three ...
... however, but hopefully I'll get that experience later in the week! There's so much more I could write about, but I'll stop for now. I honestly can't believe that I've only been here for a day. The friends I've already made and the leaders, Jim and Friederike, are awesome. My experiences so far have left me with a definite sense of intrigue, anticipation, excitement, and minor exhaustion, but I can't wait to see what the rest of the week has in store!
... back to shore and I was going to head to Somerset West to see the Cheetah's tomorrow but then I would be coming back on Wednesday so I changed my plans around a bit. Instead I am staying at the same guest house tonight and going to try to see sharks again in the morning. I will then either stay here overnight or head to Somerset West and then stay at the B&B where I was supposed to be tonight or stay in Simon's Town if I don't see any sharks jump. I want to see ...