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 ...
... deep breaths to go under water and watch them try to catch the bait or attack the cage (luckily not when I was in the cage)- to be fair we look like a few dumb seals caught in a net to the shark... In all we saw 11 different sharks varying in size from 3 - 5 metres long. We were in the cage for about 45 mins before the next group had a go but we loved it so much we kept our wetsuits on and got another go later in the afternoon. The company we used was Marine Dynamics- they do ...
... 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 ...
We left Cape Town on Monday and headed for Hermanus, where Southern Right Whales come to live for 6 months a year. A bit of good news first...I'd got an email back from an Israeli girl with some underwater pics of the shark dive - result!! What was not a result is that in my email to her I'd called her Sharon. She wasn't called Sharon! She was called Ranat!! Easy mistake eh....??!!! Dear me! We got our first real taste of the Baz Bus today - our transport for the next 3 weeks across ...