Whale View Manor
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... who live on Duiker Island just off shore. They were quite the comedians, they would roll on their backs and put their flippers over their eyes, or all roll on their sides and wave a flipper at us. The aroma of this seal island was not the most pleasant, but the Atlantic Ocean in the area was very clear and clean over all. There is a small castle on the hill above Hout Bay that was modeled after Nieuwschwanstein Castle in ...
... Gallery. I didn't actually go inside, but I spent some time visiting the lovely gardens out back, since the weather had cleared a bit and the sun was peeking through.
The neighbourhood seemed quite safe and there were lots of touristy-looking people milling about, so I felt comfortable walking around a bit after that. I headed in the direction of the District 6 Museum, stopping along the way for coffee at one of the most hipster-like cafs that I've ever seen. It was ...
... pleasant place I have ever had to drive. The scenery is quite awesome as you drive, and everyone is so nice on the road.
-"Oh it looks like these people behind me are going faster but we are on a one lane road, let me just drive on the shoulder until they pass me."
-"Oh you let me pass you, let me just turn on my flashers so you know I appreciate it."
I had a stop and then made it to my new B&B at about 1 pm. My room wasn't quite ready so ...
Today’s South African adventures had me thinking about several things to be thankful for.
1. How lucky we all are to be here in South Africa seeing the gorgeous landscape.
2. Our health, as the terrain today certainly wasn’t easy as we hiked around Boulders Beach, climbed up Cape Point to the lighthouse, and hiked to the top of the Cape of Good Hope.
3. The bucket list items I’ve checked off ...
... several bars, pubs, restaurants and shops in Observatory. We dined at OBZ Café and Italian/American spot which had a good mixture of all foods to please everyone. I opted for the house specialty pasta of truffle linguine – LOVED IT! Again, while I always hope to starve on these trips it never seems to happen. We are home now, we are all downstairs blogging away and listening to music. The group is very easy going so far and doing great getting to know one ...