Victoria Lodge Luxury Guest House & Spa
Travel Blogs from Hout Bay
... whilst boarding. They work very well when taken before sleep… but not ideal to take before a 12 hour shift at work as Fatima recently discovered, taking one by mistake instead of an antihistamine!
After settling into our hotel we set out in the hot and sunny weather to the 'V&A Waterfront'. Here we enjoyed wandering the harbour, watching lazy seals sleep and listening to lively African bands. References to Nelson Mandela pop up everywhere you go and ...
... been so wonderful having this time alone with Daniel and getting his witty, smart, interesting perspective on the trip and just spending time with our son. We are excited for Sam & David to arrive and have the whole clan together!! ALSO Dan's far more advanced, captivating, beautiful and stunning, well lit, riveting photos will be posted soon, because people: I'm in Africa and want to enjoy my time here. - ...
... down-hill fast. For no amount of money would I want to live there!!
And so to bed after a nice shower, we read our books for a while as by now I was dying to read a few more chapters of my Jack Reacher book - this guy's my ultimate hero.
Goodnight readers, until the next chapter of our adventure
Tomorrow we're off to the Kalahari, a 5 hour drive north east from Keetmanshoop close to Mariental..
written Bank Holiday Monday 6th May
... hyrax (also known as a dassie) - a cute furry critter whose closest relative is apparently the elephant!
Day 2 took us south past the west coast beaches then across to Boulders where we spent a delightful hour or two with the penguins and enjoyed a wonderful seafood lunch before heading down to Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope. After taking our photos, we were disappointed to read that this actually isn't the spot where two oceans meet. Ah well, it was still lovely.
South Africa Blog
We arrived in Cape Town early Thursday morning. We made breakfast plans at 8, so we got to sleep in a little. Around 6:30am we hear banging and yelling on our door. Ryan, Tom and Tylar were our early wake-up call; they were ready to hike Table Mountain before we had even thought about movie from our beds.
We all got of the ship around 9am and headed straight for the base of Table ...