Travel Blogs from Hout Bay
... with my classmates.
The least fun thing was when i went to buy african art. I was trying to bargain the price, and the lady said that she could not reduce the price because she has kids at home who needs the money to pay for food. It made me feel bad.
Observations of business/for career include streetwires is a business known for its bead and wire products. It is a R6 million co-investment.
... hiking up the mountain...someone from UCONN, someone from BOSTON and someone from WPI!! So that was a nice little piece of home all the way in South
Africa. We met some people from Germany who kept laughing at us the whole way up with all our inappropriate comments as we groaned and complained most the way up. But once we got up to the top it was totally worth it! The most breath taking sight I hve ever seen! I hope you all seen the photos I posted to ...
... so much more agile in the water than they are on land and they twist and turn all the while keeping their eyes fixed. At one time there were around 30 seals in the water with us and even followed us as we swam away. It was well worth the long swim out there and we are glad that the cold water and scary first dive didn’t get to us too much!
The following morning we said goodbye to the final few that were still in Cape Town and started our Garden Route journey with just the 6 of ...
... that had more fur on them than the rat living in our front yard.
We got home around 4pm via a very small taxi car that was filling my lungs with its exhaust leak. Meanwhile, he gave us the history of South Africa from a white Dutchman's perspective. He was a nice old man with some killer glasses.
In conclusion, I'm feeling unmotivated to be detailed about my blog but trust me, this weekend will definitely have some toppers.
Off to see Oma tomorrow!
Stepping on to the air bridge, I couldn't contain my grin.
It wasn't because I had completed a gruelling (horrific) 37 hour journey from Dunedin to Wellington to Auckland to Sydney to Dubai to [finally!] Cape Town. It wasn't because I was relieved to finally be there, after all of the planning and frustrations. It wasn't even because I was excited to be back in South Africa for Christmas.
I wore a silly grin from the moment I stepped off that ...