Plettenberg Bay March 31st 2008 Our first night of the trip was spent in Port Elizabeth. We just stayed for the one night since it’s so close to Grahamstown we can always go back if we want to. The Baz Bus picked us up there around 6am, and we were off to Plettenberg Bay. It’s a cute little beach town, and we were staying at Albergo Backpackers.
Our first day there was pretty cloudy and rainy, but it was our only crapp ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Plettenberg Bay After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more