Blue Gum Country Estate
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... we requested. We just have too much luggage and bags for an upper level room. Francois' lovely wife Theresa greeted as well before heading out. After settling into our room we decided to go back out to the beach area to see more whales and see if the festival was still going on. By the time we arrived most venues and booths were packed up. We ended up people watching and listened to a a group of latin ...
Hermanus: Whale central!
Highlights: Our not planned rainy staying in day made better by the lovely b&b 78th on 5th, reading and watching dexter, delicious meal at Lizettes, whales, whales and more whales along the coastal path from b&b to the old harbour, whales just chilling in the ...
... underwater seeking them out – and she was the one that wasn’t sure if she wanted to even do it to begin with! But after being out on the water next to Seal Island where 50,000 seals live – and smell and speak like sheep – for 3 hours we ended up seeing 7 different great white sharks, multiple times, a hammer head shark, a sun fish (which looked like a shark because if its fin), some dolphins, a lot of jelly fish, and many other fish/water creatures. It was ...
... There were 1000s of seals on this small island. They were swimming in the water and sunbathing. You could hear their "bark". They were so cute. I see why the sharks hang around this area! There is plenty to eat! We then rode back to the harbor and had lunch. Here is a link to learn more about these incredible animals http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/a nimals/fish/great-white-shark/ For dinner we went to an excellent restaurant called lemon butter... Soooo ...
... the school teach children that are sent to buy drugs for their parents, 30 percent of the children in the school are HIV positive and they sing songs about ganja and drugs and alcohol, they are so submersed in it. In Uganda the children didn't wear shoes and were visibly poorer but they were much calmer, had a much bigger desire to learn and generally had larger more supportive families. I never once felt scared in Uganda and here you have to be vigilante all the ...