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... helmet throughout the remainder of my trip.
Nevertheless, sandboarding I'm proud to say was pretty amazing. We started off my practicing on a smaller dune where Leon took some wicked rad photos of us coming down the slope and looking crazy gnarly. The trick to sandboarding is simply letting the sand guide your trajectory since carving isn't that simple on hot dry sand. But things got really cool when we graduated from the small ...
... game park. We arrived at a small town called Humansdorp where we rejoined the N2 south and got up to our cruising speed of 120km. There was very little traffic and the scenery of green mountains, reminiscent of the Alps, made it a nice sunny relaxing journey. That was until a 4x4 caught me up, so I pulled over into the wide hard shoulder to let him pass. (The protocol as we have discovered is to pull over if someone wants to pass, the ...
... went into the museum and it became clear it was a whale's skeleton, very weird. It's well worth stopping by here actually, they have a lot of info on sea life in general as well as the history of Mossel Bay and how the Portuguese ships used to stop by there and leave letters in a tree.We had a really nice lunch in the Lighthouse Restaurant at Point Hotel overlooking the huge waves rolling in and crashing literally outside the big french windows.Neil ...
... the bridge and we're trying to hotwire his car!"
"Let me at it :)"
So it turns out this car is like a 100 years old made in Russia, is about the size of a matchbox car and fortunately for me, the ignition switch has all of about 4 wires on it. Well, suffice it to say, Bill "MacGuyver" Niester is on the case. Starting the car took .. hmm.. I don't know all of about 10 minutes.. but the problem from there is the steering column is locked.
Let's forget about yesterday's match.
We have hired a car for one week, let's drive down the Garden Route!
Garden Route is a nice costal driving route between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth area.
It is a long drive, just under 800km, but there are beautiful bays and national parks on the way so it makes it very nice journey stopping by at a few places.
It is possible to take a bus called Baz buss or a train along ...