We went to see the African Penguins at Boulders between Simons Town and Cape Point. The penguins were adorable and the beaches charming.
Afterward we went to the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point. This was incredible. Probably the most beautiful place I've ever seen. The water was sparkling blue. There was a beach in between the two capes. It was down beneath all the mountains and cliffs. The sand was very white and clean. The water was freezing, but we still put our feet in it and sat for awhile on some rocks looking out at the water. You could see seals surfing the waves. It was very peaceful and I was very happy to be there with Dale...
On the drive back there were dozens of baboons in the streets. All the cars stopped so people could take photos of them. They were so playful and so like humans. Two smaller ones were playing King of the Hill on a street post. The sun was setting on the way back and the mountains glowed orange and pink. When we got back, despite being exhausted I found it difficult to sleep, I didn't want the day to
This blog is intended for my friends and family to stay updated on my trip to South Africa to visit my boyfriend Dale and my semester abroad in New South Wales, Australia. In Australia I'm studying with the School of International Training doing a program focused on Sustainability and the Environment.
If you're anyone else, feel free to read. My name is Elyse I'm in my senior year of college and am majoring in Environmental Studies.
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