Whale View Manor
Travel Blogs from Simon's Town
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... Africa was our meeting point so we went on her hostel balcony to see if the other guy would show up. He was a no show, so we drank a bit and she told me about a restaurant she knew up on Signal Hill that she went to 10yrs ago. We get a cab and make our way up the hill. The cab couldn't make it up the last part, too steep, so we hiked up. It's closed. Womp womp womp. The family who ran the restaurant still lived there and came out to talk to us. She told us they had closed just ...
... doctor for the past 16 years. She was prescribed aspirin 3 times daily and to keep exercising her legs. Her several children take care of her and bring her food because she lives on the top floor and although we didn’t ask I highly doubt she could make it up and down the stairs to go outside.
Our second patient was one that was unexpected but one of my personal favorites. When we were walking down the street an older man approached us and ...
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 ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet