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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Hermanus
... whales to kill as they floated when killed and were found near shore – this naming source is plausible but not proven). There were no whales around when we were there alas.
This was by far the swankiest hotel of the trip so far with a lovely pool and spectacular views out over the bay. I was lucky to be on this trip as I was late to book and on the waiting list. Thanks to S and L chatting about this it was decided that S ...
... we had a completely reconditioned engine and clutch and upgraded the radiator from 3 to 4 core for north african conditions. The gearbox and drive train were in good condition, so we only changed the oil.
We then began to play around with accessories and necessary fitments for the trip. First up, we fitted a snorkel.
We added a rear spotlight and spade bracket, along with ...
... 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 ...
... out there. As we were all busy watching the bait waiting for a shark we heard a loud noise and looked towards the front of the boat. About 100 feet out the buoy that was marking our anchor got devoured by a shark, that really ticked off the crew, opps. Later another buoy connected to the Tuna head got snapped off the rope and eaten by the shark, we found the buoy floating in the water when we started heading back towards the shore. In the 3 hours we were ...
... monster circled the boat but didn’t fall for the bait.
A cage was positioned in the water on the side of the boat for us to float in and when the crew saw a shark approaching they would shout out which direction to look in and we’d plunge our faces underwater to catch a glimpse. The visibility was not too good so we couldn’t see them coming but once they were there, you couldn’t miss them. One shark attacked ...