The Panorama Route is probably not as well known as the Garden Route, but absolutely worth seeing 😍 After our safari in Sabi Sands, we decided to end our South Africa tour with 2 nights in White River… a good starting point for the Panorama Route – one of the most beautiful routes in South Africa.
Everyone who goes on safari has one big goal – to see the Big Five. After doing some research, I found that the probability of meeting all 5 (elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard) on the very first safari is relatively low. Anyone who knows me better knows that this is not satisfactory for me and that I try to optimize the chances as much as possible 😉
It is really no secret that Sven and I are really great gourmets 😋 We enjoy course menus with body and soul and of course that includes the right wine accompaniment. It should therefore come as no surprise to you that I had already selected and reserved the best restaurants in Stellenbosch weeks beforehand – I didn’t want to leave anything to chance 🤣
Hermanus is considered to be one of the best places in the world for whale watching. From the end of July to the beginning of December, the sea giants come to South Africa from the cold waters of the Antarctic to calve.
Sven and I will remember our whale watching boat tour forever, albeit for completely different reasons 🤣🤣🤣
This trip had cost me a few years of persuasion. For reasons inexplicable to me, Sven showed no interest in South Africa for a long time. However, I can be very persistent when I have something in my mind 😉
I prepared a complete PowerPoint presentation and showed Sven what he was going to miss using very convincing pictures. My plan worked, immediately after my presentation he agreed. I didn’t even have to put forward my prepared additional arguments 😉
Our summer has been stressful and autumn was going to be the same. Therefore we didn’t want to do anything for a whole week – okay, nearly nothing 😉