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Hermanus, the world's foremost land based whale watching destination, is a thriving holiday resort offering residents and holiday makers all modern amenities, yet retaining its fisherman's village charm. The popular resort town of Hermanus, situated between mountain and sea, has gained world-wide recognition as the world's foremost land based whale watching destination. This has resulted in the former fishing village showing a tremendous growth over the last few years.

In-water sea turtle research around the Keys in Florida

In-water sea turtle research around the Keys in Florida

Inwater Research Group is a small non-profit located in Jensen Beach, FL whose mission is to provide the scientific community and general public with information to promote the conservation of coastal and marine species and their habitats. Specifically, our research and education is focused on the various species of sea turtles that utilize Florida waters and nesting beaches.

African Black Oystercatcher

African Black Oystercatcher

The African Black Oystercatcher is a marine bird that is endemic to South Africa and Namibia and slightly larger than European Oystercatcher.

Cape Grassbird

Cape Grassbird

The Cape Grassbird is a Southern African bird that belongs to the Sylviidae bird family group which includes birds such as Leaf-Warblers, Babblers, Warblers

Cape Rockjumper

Cape Rockjumper

The Cape Rock-jumper is endemic to South Africa, you will find them from Uitenhage, Eastern Cape to Cape Hanklip, also north to the Cedarberg mountains and Piketberg.

Cooking Measurements Conversions

Cooking Measurements Conversions

U.S. vs. Metric vs. Imperial (U.K.) Measures
Cooking can be challenging internationally due to the need to convert recipes to depending on your location.

Coast to Coast, beaches along the Hangklip-Kleinmond Shoreline in South Africa

Coast to Coast, beaches along the Hangklip-Kleinmond Shoreline in South Africa

Punctuated with golden beaches ranging from tiny to never-ending, the Hangklip coastline is an absolute paradise for outdoor enthusiasts offering pristine beaches and a selection of activities to suit all age groups.  This coastline is an absolute paradise for angling, snorkeling, scuba diving, sand and surf sports.

The Forgotten temples in the Karoo

The Forgotten temples in the Karoo

Stone structures dot the veld in many locations throughout southern Africa. These were not given much thought in modern times, with landowners and archaeologists alike variously assuming that the structures were built as livestock enclosures, houses, game traps or even fortifications in the Boer War. 

PECANS – A HARD NUT TO CRACK

PECANS – A HARD NUT TO CRACK

Pecan trees are native to the United States and are found growing naturally nowhere else in the world.Many of the cultivated species bear tribal names such as Choctaw, Pawnee and Wichita.

The story of Valentine’s Day

The story of Valentine’s Day

The minor deities that the folks of long ago dreamed up were cuddlesome little rascals. Cupids were depicted as young boys or even toddlers. They had rosy, infantile bodies with wings. They ran about nude, playfully shooting arrows and getting into adorable mischief.

10 Facts about African Penguins

10 Facts about African Penguins

African Penguin also called a jackass penguin, they make donkey-like braying sounds to communicate.

Wine farms and wineries along the Hermanus Wine Route

Wine farms and wineries along the Hermanus Wine Route

The Walker Bay Wine District’s most important road, the Hemel-en-Aarde R320, aligns South Africa’s premium cool climate wine region. It offers visitors to the area the opportunity to experience world-renowned Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, and also some of our country’s best Sauvignon Blancs, Shiraz and innovative blends.

The History of Fisherhaven

The History of Fisherhaven

Fisherhaven arose from the Afdaks River farm  - Fisherhaven is a small town in the Western Cape, South Africa on the banks of the Bot River lagoon

Hermanus had thirteen Hotels in the golden and olden days.

Hermanus had thirteen Hotels in the golden and olden days.

List of the Hotels and their locations. Quite amazing that Hermanus hosted so many hotels when it was just a little fishing village.

My Family Activity Bucketlist for things to do in Hermanus

My Family Activity Bucketlist for things to do in Hermanus

It’s summer holiday and Hermanus has a lot of fun-filled activities suited for families, groups and individuals, ranging from land to water to air activities to offer, here is my “activity bucket list”

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