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When we first got to Africa we were blessed to meet Tim and Helen Morse who have become amazing friends. At the time we met they came and stayed with us and Tim, who had been to South Africa many times before showed me lots of amazing pictures and particularty of a place called "Candu" that he said "If you get to go anywhere, this is where you must go"
Candu is a township about an hour and half out of East London on the way ...
... to civilisation that much easier - our accommodation? A teepee YEY!!! We spent the afternoon just chilling on the roof terrace watching the sun set and had a pretty early night to give us strength for the next day's surf mission.
We borrowed some boards from the hostel which at no cost meant that they were pretty bad, missing the nose and so old that they were a faded yellow with dings all over. Still, better than nothing, but with no leash and and army ...
... Shixini. Dowwe Dolla wanted to take up on a couple of "unpaved" roads that did not exist but she got us there in the end. Much to our despair, Shixini was just unspoiled coastline with no campsite to mention. A few locals fishing and that was it. At least I could take a couple of pics of cactuses next to the river LOL. We were running out of daylight time and had to make our way to Dolphin View and Kobb Inn (Qora Mouth) in the hope to find ...
The road to The Haven is good and well signposted. It was an easy drive. We arrived to one of the gates to Dwesa Nature reserve. Friendly staff to assist. Costs R20 per car to go into the reserve.
Driving down the road with dense vegetation a striking Light House in White and Red makes for a lovely photo opportunity against the blue of the ocean. Quite a number of fishing boats could be seen just off shore. Dwesa Nature Reserve is home to ...
1. One thing that it is worth mentioning is the climb and descends. From Port Edward at sea level, we climb up to 700 m inland before turning back to the coast. Then you undulate on roads following the top of the hills, which start splitting and forming crevices. The closer to the coast the more water they gather and rivers are formed.
2. To get to our next destination at the coast, you have ...