Whales

Kalk Bay to Seal Island

It was a perfect sunny winter's day in Kalk Bay.  We went with Chad in his boat to see Seal Island. It was very exciting to see whales from the ocean on our way to Seal Island. There are hundreds of seals in and out of the water.  Plenty of  food for sharks.   The island rock has no beach so the baby seals often cannot get out of the water. The adults catch a wave and arrive safely on the rocks. ...

Missed Cape Point and first swim day

Yesterday I prepared my road bike for a cycle to Cape Point today. Too bad that, this morning in the dark, I decided that the list of my unattended email was just too long to ignore. So my friends enjoyed a fantastic sunny, wind-free ride. When the emails were nearly finished I walked down the hill to the Kalk Bay village for a coffee. I walked back along the rocks and beach below the railway line. I...

Whales in Kalk Bay, Cape Town

My guest at lunch today, whose family have been in Kalk Bay/St James for 123 years, was so excited to see from our dining table the ALBINO whale and her baby (also albino) in the bay. He said that 50 years ago there was one whale who came every year and they called her Wendy. Now we have so many whale visitors we no longer count them. However, we have never seen an albino whale...

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