Category Archives: whales

Throwback Thursday : memories and highlights – 1997

Time for a TBT me thinks !!    If I recall, I was in 1997 with memorable moments, and luck would have it I was about to reach October of that year.    Soooo .. exactly 18 years ago hubby and I, … Continue reading

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Breathtaking and scenic Clarence Drive (R44) from Gordon’s Bay to Kleinmond

On our recent trip to the Cape … … and leaving Cape Town behind, hubby and I popped in to see my very frail Mum in Somerset West for the last time during this trip.  Saying my goodbyes is always … Continue reading

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The Snail and the Whale

“The sea snail slithered all over the rock “and gazed at the sea “and the ships in the dock Port Alfred Harbour “And as she gazed she sniffed and sighed “The sea is deep ”  and the world is wide! … Continue reading

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Weekly Winners :

A little late … we were without power for 10 hours yesterday … … and I am cheating a bit!!  As we were away for a few days, only come home on Sunday, my Weekly Winners are from our short … Continue reading

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It’s whaling season ..

… in Hermanus (the world’s best land based whale watching place) where the Southern Right Whales come to play and have their babies.  Humpback whales are also spotted but it’s mainly the Southern Right Whales.  A joy to watch … … Continue reading

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