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after a 545a safari, some ciders, a plane flight, and a two hour drive, we made it to hermanus.
checked into the windsor hotel (note: overlooking the ocean, a couple blocks from the "downtown" area) as soon as we arrived and made our way to our ocean front rooms.
the concierge recommended sebra crossing for some food and booze, we …
... nothing was simple. A huge communal space, massive, one way windows, a loft, warm colors, "pods" for the kids (semi-enclosed rooms, totally utilizing small space) and woody appearance made it a cool place. The outside overlooks a mountain, wooded lots, and is a 5 minute walk to the beach. Pringle Bay is a little eccentric, but has many summer houses and thus a bit quiet during our visit. However, the baboons made it hectic ...
... rougher areas. Also, the church reach out into the local communities and help with building projects and such-like so we’ll be getting involved in that. This week there is a talent show so Tim’s on the lookout for some SA talent to record. Maybe get some rapping on my next number who knows. We’re also planning a trip out to Hermanus where you can see the whales which we are trying our bestest to find. But aye, it’s all fun down in the sun!
... into Whale watching season there as it is right on the coastfront and Whales often chill in the bay. We didn’t see any the day we went but Hermanus was such a beautiful town. We bought lunch and sat by the water listening to a little band made up of 50-or-so year old men playing steel drums and singing, it was really nice. We then went and did a small hike at the Three Dams tarn up to the first Dam which was huge with a picturesque waterfall flowing into it too. We ...
... the Angling Club Hall, where fishermen and fisherwomen drank, and it was attended by people of all ages. A gray-haired Casanova wearing a leather jacket danced with a dyed-blond woman in white jeans giving her a wedgy. I danced with blond Elmery and her loving, obedient, sarcastic Afrikaner accent. We were supposed to bop around, following some pattern, to the rapid, loud ballad - but I never got the hang of ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsWindsor Hotel Hermanus
felt like home. would definitely recommend this hotel and stay here again
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