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Posts Tagged ‘whales

6 June 2016

Grey whale again

8 May 2016 We’ve given pretty short shrift to breakfasts this holiday. A lot of it is due to mammal watching – when you go out super-early in the morning, you generally miss the opportunity for breakfast at your lodgings. So a lot of our breakfasts have been odd things out of the snack bag. » » »

4 June 2016

Grey whale mayday

3 May 2016 Today was one of those low-key days, not particularly planned out and only really salvaged by a wonderful sighting of grey whales. Actually it’s worth noting that the weather had also turned; grey clouds from horizon to horizon, descending to fog in places along the coast. So not the most perfect conditions » » »

30 May 2016

Whale of a whale-watching day

2 May 2016 Monterey is one of the top whale-watching destinations in the world, and today we got a good idea why. We went for a morning trip, and there are loads of good reasons to do that: (1) it’s longer than the afternoon trip, (2) if they see something very cool, they can stay » » »

1 September 2010

Whale of a time

Written by Maureen Firstly, apologies to everyone who tried to watch the previous video. Please try again – it should work now. Now back to the post… Hermanus is considered to be one of the best shore-based whale-watching spots in the world, and we were there at the Southern Right time (sorry!). Around August and » » »

28 August 2010

Cape Town and around

Very belated (we left Cape Town two weeks ago), here are photos from our week around Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula. Related Images:

19 August 2010

Rain, cold and whales

Last night it absolutely tipped down with rain, and this morning it is cold. Our B&B room is large and well furnished, but shares with all other South African accommodation a complete disdain for anything as wussy as heating. “It’s only cold for five or six weeks of the year” as our host pointed out. » » »