Feasts For All Senses

April 19th - Our Simonstown part of the trip came to an end and we checked out of our Azure Retreat Airbnb house. We had a splendid sky to bid us adieu and it had been a very enjoyable place to stay. Having no complaints besides sheddy towels 🤪👌🏻 We ate the rest of our milk tart for [...]

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Tumultuous Times, Oblivious Observers

Monday Nov 20th - It was departure day for the parents and relocation day for the rest of us. So we packed up and shipped out that morning, taking time to stop at a few places along the drive to Kona side. Coconut Island was walked to, pretty much just to say that we had [...]

Lifting The Foggy Curtains From My Brain

Wednesday April 5th - The start, of the last bit of packing. I woke with a pounding head and so did Mike. I don't know if our heads were anticipating the task ahead or what... but the coffee Inge bought specially for us, helped immensely, if only momentarily 😉👌🏻 And so began the clothes folding [...]

The Never Ending Day

Thursday March 30th - 4:30 am... what a time to be up on vacation😳 Or any day of life really. We got ready and drowsily headed out to the tea and coffee area. We were the first ones there and we clumsily poured some coffee and munched on a peanut butter cookie or two while [...]

Journeying To And Through Johannesburg

Monday March 27th - The view from the surf lodge was taken in one last time that morning before we drove off, looking for breakfast in the town of Jeffrey's Bay. During the drive there, my first flamingos were spotted 😁 They're actually super weird... which I pretty much knew, but seeing their spindly long legs [...]

Knysna – Heart Of The Garden Route

Thursday March 23rd - (Knysna - pronounced with a silent K) Morning began with breakfast at our hotel. A large spread was waiting for us in the breakfast room and our hostess brought over our coffee. The weather wasn't as hot as our previous days and it wasn't a bad thing 😋 We checked out [...]