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The Boiling Pot, Hermanus  
   

The Boiling Pot, Hermanus

Stanford and Hermanus

August 10th 2015
We woke early to clean the house in Bredasdorp, pack our bags and still make an early departure. Lindsey and I were going off by ourselves to Hermanus, a world-famous whale watching point. The drive to Hermanus was a fascinating array of geology and botany. One particularly interesting formation was a hillside Lindsey described as being like the wrinkles of a sitting elephant. The rocks strewn ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Hermanus

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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