Whale View Manor
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... Boulders Beach to Murdock Valley and Smitswinkel Bay, and then Cape Point Road to Cape Point where the Cape of Good Hope is. This is not a long trip. Maybe a 1/2 hour drive. We spent several hours at the Cape of Good Hope park and then drove up the M65 to Scarborough and Kommetjie to M6. M6 took us right back to Simon's Town.
The next blog has our photos of this trip. The highlight of the day? The Cape of Good Hope!
It's 2am at home, but here it's 9am and we are already in Fish Hoek using wifi at Espresso coffee shop (where all the Americans go to get wifi). Sometimes it's tough to communicate with people back home because of the 7hour time difference, but that kind of helps give us an experience of being removed from our regular life. Yesterday morning we took a taxi and a train to Muzienberg and took surfing lessons for 2hours. The water was ...
... are over 3 million civil service workers, more than the significantly more populated US. The majority of public service workers and private sector restaurant and service workers are apathetic, slow, inconsiderate and unfriendly. Pedestrians walk in front of moving cars and drivers drive through red lights. Traffic lights here are called "robots."
Back to the geographic pros, and there are ...
... a town called Hout Bay. Notable for a tourist gimmick started up by some enterprising folks in the 1980s who declared it to be its own republic and started issuing passports. To this day, tourists can go get their Hout Bay passport stamped by the tourist office. Or, as we did, they can simply hang around the harbour for an hour or so and browse at the shops. The town itself is probably quite interesting, but the harbour is your typical ...
... a man and woman came in for some vitamin B shots. Stella asked if we wanted to give the shots! Of course we said yes, so Tim gave the injection to the woman, and I gave the injection to the man. There is another first for me! Later on, Jen gave a measles vaccination to a little girl, so we all gave injections for the first time! That marked the end of another good day in South Africa, and the end of our final day of actual work in South Africa.