Overview: Hermanus Online & Jaydee Media road trip to Indaba 2015 in Durban

This was a 13-day destination marketing tour to showcase Hermanus and our neighbouring towns on the Cape Whale Coast in South Africa.  As a media team we attended the Indaba 2015 Travel Show in Durban and journeyed back Hermanus.

Hermanus and it's History

Hermanus and it's History

“Every town or village name has an origin. For many years a variety or stories were told about the name of Hermanus and the man Hermanus Pieters.

Plankhuis a famous fishing spot near Hawston

Plankhuis a famous fishing spot near Hawston

About three kilometres west of Hawston lies the famous fishing spot, Plankhuis — a place shrouded in romanticism and mystery..

Old Harbour Museum, Hermanus

Old Harbour Museum, Hermanus

The Old Harbour Open-Air Museum is a provincial heritage site. It is unique in that apparently it is one of only two fishing harbours in the world that has been conserved in tact.

The Windsor Hotel was built in 1896 as The Sanatorium

The Windsor Hotel was built in 1896 as The Sanatorium

The Windsor Hotel in Hermanus was built as the Sanatorium in 1896 has a long and proud history of 118 years. 

Albatross success story

Albatross success story

Using an albatross as a central motif for his epic poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,

SQUADRON LEADER M T St JOHN ( PAT) PATTLE  DFC

SQUADRON LEADER M T St JOHN ( PAT) PATTLE DFC

Marmaduke Thomas St John Pattle the top scoring Commonwealth pilot with an estimated score in excess of 51 Axis aircraft was born in Butterworth, South Africa.

Hermanus station - 75 years of road transport

Hermanus station - 75 years of road transport

1912-1987 - In commemoration of the introduction of the road transportation service beĀ­ tween Botriver and HerĀ­manus on 23 December 1912.

Hermanus Timeline

Hermanus Timeline

Hermanus and it's origin, the chronological time line of Hermanus

Wendy's Hut

Wendy's Hut

Wendy's cottage is named after a lone female whale that used to visit the town in the late 1930's.  This whale, who was fondly known as Wendy, was considered one of the family by the village folk, as she used to return year after year.

Remembrance Day 2013 @ The War Memorial in Hermanus

Remembrance Day 2013 @ The War Memorial in Hermanus

Remembrance Day is held on the 11th of November each year, or on the second Sunday in November, usually nearest to the 11th.

The Remarkable Miss Ella Gordon

The Remarkable Miss Ella Gordon

The two horses pulling the farm wagon on which her coffin lay stepped out in time to the music of the Genadendal Brass Band, as she had taught them.  by Annalize Mouton

 

Cypress Tea Garden to the Burgundy Restaurant

Cypress Tea Garden to the Burgundy Restaurant

John Louis built the first cottage in 1876 (on what is now Harbour Road) and then a second at right angles to it, facing the sea...

Birkenhead Drill - Women and Children First

Birkenhead Drill - Women and Children First

The sacrifice by the troops who stood fast on deck while the women and children were lowered into one of the only three available lifeboats...

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