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On the whale (and dassy) trail Photo 7

A whale tail on the whale trail
On the whale (and dassy) trail

August 31st 2009
All the blurb about Hermanus promises that you can stand on the shore and watch whales do their thing out in the bay... without even needing to leave dry land. We were a little skeptical about this promise when we arrived in town, but 20 minutes later, after we’d seen a Southern Right Whale repeatedly throw itself out of the water to the east of town, we stood corrected! Arriving in the late aft ... read more
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South African Flag 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
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