Blue Gum Country Estate
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... Before we headed back, Sam (who had been suffering from a slightly squiffy tummy since we arrived in SA) requested that as we were rather awkwardly situated on a riverboat with no acceptable toilet and surrounded by the river itself, that we found somewhere he may be able to relieve himself...so the driver very kindly found a floating jetty which led to a campsite on the riverbank. A few polite requests later and Sam was ok again and ...
... your head stuck in a sick bag.
We had hoped to see whales in Hermanus, as it’s the best place in the world for land based whale sightings, however that afternoon it started to rain and pretty much didn’t stop for 3 days. We were told that the amount of rain overnight was very unusual and it resulted in us waking to find our room half flooded and we later learnt that parts of Cape Town had also ...
... of shark conservation and use the cage diving as a way of funding their research to help protect Great White sharks. When we were back in Cape Town we met the rest of the tour group and went to Cafe Dijon for supper- a beautiful steakhouse- for our last goodbyes to each other. To give you an idea of how cheap food in South Africa is a 400g rib eye steak was just 105 rand (less than £10). Naturally following supper we hit the bars on Long Street till silly o'clock in the ...
... to enable all-weather dining. Classy is it not!
Inside, there are all sorts of sea decorations hanging from everything that something could possibly hang from. The table is sticky. Cold draughts are wafting in from the slits where the sheets of heavy plastic overlap. I’m not impressed. But Gary and Werna have a discerning palate so we’re trusting their judgment and holding hope for a meal we won’t regret. After all, Cattle Baron ...
... one of the shy ones ran through to tell Ash how much fun she was having! It was just ace to be able to tell them how special they each were and how cool God thought they were and just be able to affirm all the good stuff in them! Yay! We also played loadsa crazy games and sang songs with them, which was great banter! But yeah we had a lot of fun with these kids and it was helpful to have them away from the older ones as they’d cause quite a lot ...