There be Whales here June 28th 2008 There be Whales here!
Friday, June 27
That’s right - I said it - Whales off the coast of a small town named Hermanus. We were picked up bright and not-so early at 10:00AM from Cape Grace but didn’t manage to meet our driver until about 10:30. The drive to Hermanus was stormy - it rained most of the way and we stopped at a local coffee shop where we had a yummy pizza an ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Hermanus 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