Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Vanilla Latte!

I have found a vanilla latte in South Africa!! This may not sound like much, but to me, a vanilla-latte-aholic, the past couple of months have been little short of torture without them . . . so much so that … Continue reading

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What NOT to drink while in SA . . .

Since I’d started at Bubble Blowers, there had been mention of the Hippy Xmas Party that Friday night.  I managed to borrow some 60s-themed clothes from my friend Julie-Ann, and since I was diving all day, Bernie (Brandon’s girlfriend, partner in … Continue reading

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Understanding Afrikaans

Friday, November 26th dawned bright and clear; an excellent day for diving.  Martin and I finished off our Open Water course and officially became qualified divers.  We returned to Sandy Cove for our final two dives of the course. The … Continue reading

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Kelp and Seafood in Camps Bay

I spent two full days in the pool learning important diving skills like breathing without a mask, clearing my mask, throwing away and retrieving my regulator, breathing from a free-flowing regulator, towing a tired diver, treading water for 10 minutes, … Continue reading

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Under The Sea

Five weeks and one day ago, I was a passenger in a single-car accident in Cape Point Nature Reserve. Four weeks and one day ago, I started a scuba diving course that has changed my entire life. Two days ago, … Continue reading

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Table Mountain, Cape Point, and Green Point Stadium

Monday, November 14th, dawned a beautiful clear day – up to Table Mountain it was!  The gondola up the mountain goes very quickly and it rotates slowly around in a circle all the way up so you can actually see … Continue reading

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Cape Town: Neighbour Goods Market and Robben Island

When I woke up on the 13th of November in Blouberg, it was raining and miserable.  An hour later, when I finally got out of bed, the rain had stopped, the sun was out, and it was turning into a gorgeous … Continue reading

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