Blue Gum Country Estate
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... We made the fatal mistake of having a siesta and woke up at gone 7.00pm. By now the winds had got up and we didn't feel like going back out, so we treated ourselves to a night in. We watched a couple of movies and had tea, toast and chocolate. In some ways I am glad that the whale tour had been cancelled, because if we had already seen them up close and personal, then we wouldn't have appreciated them so much on our walk. For me, Hermanus has been the highlight of ...
... apartment, which was on 2 floors with kitchen and private patio. We dumped our bags and drove back into town to the supermarket to stock up for breakfast. By now it was 7.00pm and virtually dark, but we noticed a crowd of people at the Old Harbour looking down. I parked up and we joined them to see the amazing sight of a mother and calf Southern Right Whale swimming in the kelp just 10 metres from land. Did we need to book the whale watching ...
These three are all recommended:
Calitzdorp: Spekboom Cottage, very nice two-bedroom self-catering cottage, very helpful proprieter, R 660 for three.
Swellendam: Lulu's B&B, R 400 double with maybe the best continental breakfast I've ever had. See the picture with Lulu's home-made preserves and jams.
Hermanus: The Cottage double self-catering R 440.
Stellenbosch was a bit more expensive.
... no waterproofing.
We were now on our way to Hermanus and would be staying there for the next few nights. From the penguins we drove along the coast and then joined onto a main highway. Along the way we drove past quite a few townships, shacks could be seen in most directions for as far as our eyes could see. It was still daylight and we were on the edge of the township, so I think we were safe!
At about 5 we arrived in Hermanus. We ...
"If we get stopped by the police, you're my friends from France" so the slightly crazed shuttle driver tells us before we head off down some pot holey roads in a rackety Siyaya. (It's okay he can drive and owns a hostel, but he hasn't got his stripes on his taxi). I know I'm not a great driver, but he didn't know how to change gear properly!
A wind swept Hermanus greeted us along with a cosy,friendly backpackers. Home ...