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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.

5 original ways to explore Hermanus on foot

Even if you are a regular visitor to Hermanus, you may well be enticed into enjoying one of these special walking tours, each offering the chance to gain more knowledge while, at the same time, exploring this wonderful, and very walkable, town. Here are five original ways to explore Hermanus on foot.

 

The Top 10 reasons why your child should own a pet

The Top 10 reasons why your child should own a pet

The relationship that develops between a dog and a kid  can be life-changing for a child as they grow and develop. Kids can learn a lot form dogs, like loyalty, friendship and how to take care for others. Just like humans, dogs feel emotion and pain.

How to make homemade Potpourri

To set the scent of the flowers, add a fixative, which locks in the wonderful aroma and it’s a vital element in a potpourri recipe. It absorbs and retains the volatile scented essences.

Thar She Blows! The Old Whaling Station at Stoney Point, Betty’s Bay

Situated in Betty’s Bay and close to the Stony Point Penguin Colony, lies a site that was once a place of terrible cruelty and devastation, the Waaygat Whaling Station.  All that remains of the old whaling station, today, are the foundations of some of the main buildings....

4 x Lighthouses in South Africa on the Commemorative envelope

The first sea warning system in South Africa was the beacon fire established at Robben island in1657 and referred to in Van Riebeeck’s journal under the date 4 February 1658.

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

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.

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