Blue Gum Country Estate
Travel Blogs from Hermanus
... 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 ...
The day started with a 2 hour drive to Gansbaai, South Africa known for shark and whale viewing. When we got there we were brought to the business location belonging to the crew. We were served muffins, cheese, toast and meat (meat that actually tasted like meat from back home). We all filled out our disclaimers saying that if something were to happen and we get ate by a shark it was not Shark Lady Adventure Tour's fault, imagine that! All of us from Grand ...
... 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 ...
... Lunch at Stilbaai - smoked fish rolls and a seafood basket overlooking a windy beach. Got lost trying to find the road out that would take us along the coast. Finally found it Edith gel from the locals. Drove through fields of shepard and their lambs, ostrich fa RNA, cattle pasture and an olive grove. Beautiful little white cottages based on how the pioneer families built thenm using lime from the shell middens. Stopped for coffee at Brede River Fishing ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service