Viewpoints on Whale Watching in Hermanus!

Written by Gregory Hudson

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When he seesrepparttar whales on yonder horizon, he blows his trusty horn like he was at home watching a soccer match! Andrepparttar 141931 crowds come running. Two long calls forrepparttar 141932 viewing spot at Roman Rock. One short call forrepparttar 141933 Old Harbour, where you can zoom in onrepparttar 141934 whales withrepparttar 141935 telescopes provided. One long, one short and another long call forrepparttar 141936 Voëlklip lookout position. These are just a few, but there are other spotsrepparttar 141937 Whale Crier claims are even better standpoints for whale watching.

Wilson,repparttar 141938 Whale Crier, has many whale tales to tell. If you catch him atrepparttar 141939 right time, you can hearrepparttar 141940 legends he has gathered fromrepparttar 141941 past that only he knows how to tell.

The ancient whale migration patterns have remained unbroken for thousands of years...

The Moby Dick Hermanus Whale Festival

Another thing you can count on isrepparttar 141942 annual Moby Dick Hermanus Whale Festival, happening duringrepparttar 141943 last week of September. Expect things to be in full swing, offering festive greetings torepparttar 141944 whales on their return.

The festival is perfectly timed forrepparttar 141945 spring season and serves as a great way of welcoming backrepparttar 141946 spirit of springtime for both parties.

The festival centres onrepparttar 141947 towns market place. Food stalls sell freshly produced foods fromrepparttar 141948 nearby farms, crafters display skilfully made earthenware pottery and assorted trinkets all uniquely crafted by hand. Restaurants bustle with activity andrepparttar 141949 pubs pour drinks well intorepparttar 141950 night.

Hermanus is for Everyone

Hermanus is a haven for crafters and musicians, quiet folks and artists. All see its mountains, beaches, wild flora, fauna and of courserepparttar 141951 whales from their own point of view.

Whether you're gazing atrepparttar 141952 ocean fromrepparttar 141953 rocky cliffs torepparttar 141954 West or marvelling atrepparttar 141955 sunsets from golden beaches torepparttar 141956 East,repparttar 141957 friendly people of Hermanus invite you to draw your own experiences.

The Windsor Hotel is situated on a cliff edge just meters form the sea. Providing advantageous perspectives on the Indian Ocean, it was built in 1896 making it the most well-established hotel in Hermanus. The staff at the Windsor Hotel will make your stay a seaside holiday you'll never want to leave behind.

Travelling To Spain - The Spanish Regional Travel Guide

Written by Rhiannon Williamson

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Costa del Azahar – The main travel hub of this region is Valencia withrepparttar city’s airport enjoying direct UK flights. To accessrepparttar 141801 rest ofrepparttar 141802 region you can take advantage ofrepparttar 141803 RENFE services from Valencia or enjoyrepparttar 141804 city viarepparttar 141805 FGV trams and underground trains. If you want to travel fromrepparttar 141806 coast to Madrid takerepparttar 141807 N430 and A3; to explorerepparttar 141808 coast takerepparttar 141809 A7. Again, Eurolines coaches operate connections to towns and cities in this region including Valencia, Sagunt and Vinaros. And last but not least, Valencia is a port city and has ferries running acrossrepparttar 141810 Mediterranean with destinations including Malta, Ibiza, Italy etc.

Costa Blanca – Most visitors for this region enter via Alicante airport. Withrepparttar 141811 Costa Brava well serviced by roads and Alicante airport offering great car hire opportunities many people prefer to accessrepparttar 141812 rest ofrepparttar 141813 region by road, though RENFE, Eurolines and Alsa offer excellent rail and coach alternatives.

Costa Calida – Murcia isrepparttar 141814 main airport for this region, though Alicante airport is also accessible affording visitors and residents an extra opportunity and advantage. From Murcia there are a number of major train services including direct links to Madrid. In terms of roads, againrepparttar 141815 Costa Calida is a region with an excellent network of major roads and routes:repparttar 141816 N340 runs from Alicante through Murcia torepparttar 141817 Costa del Sol,repparttar 141818 A7 hugsrepparttar 141819 coast and local, national and international coach lines servicerepparttar 141820 area. Inrepparttar 141821 port town of Cartagena a passenger terminal was built in 2003 which now serves as a destination for some ofrepparttar 141822 major cruise liners on their way to and from destinations around France, Greece andrepparttar 141823 Black Sea Coast.

Costa de Almeria – You’re spoilt for choice when it comes to airports serving this region, you can fly to Alicante or Murcia and travel by road or rail intorepparttar 141824 region or you can fly direct to Almeria airport. The cheapest flights are often to Alicante. RENFE have mainline train services from Almeria torepparttar 141825 city of Granada, Eurolines, Alsa and Enatcar all offer coach services across Costa de Almeria. The major routes inrepparttar 141826 region arerepparttar 141827 N340 which runs from Costa Calida throughrepparttar 141828 town of Almeria and on south torepparttar 141829 Costa del Sol,repparttar 141830 A92 which connects with Granada andrepparttar 141831 A348 which connects Almeria withrepparttar 141832 Alpujarras. In terms of sea access, Transmediterranea have ferries fromrepparttar 141833 port of Almeria to Northern Africa.

Costa del Sol and Andalucia – If you can’t get a flight to this region of Spain you must be doing something wrong – or maybe just hoping to travel during peak season! The main airport is Malaga and nearly every single airline you can think of flies from almost every single UK and US airport you can think of! If you can’t get a flight and you’re inrepparttar 141834 UK you might consider driving torepparttar 141835 Costa del Sol! In which case your best bet would be to sail from Plymouth to Santander or from Portsmouth to Bilbao and then travelrepparttar 141836 900 or so kilometres south. If you start off in Bilbao you’ll needrepparttar 141837 A68 and A1 to Burgos, or from Santander takerepparttar 141838 N623 to Burgos – then from Burgos travel viarepparttar 141839 N1 to Madrid. From Madrid head to Granada, from Granada head for Malaga…phew! Alternatively get a Euroline coach allrepparttar 141840 way fromrepparttar 141841 UK to Estepona or Malaga or travel from Paris onrepparttar 141842 fast night train to Madrid and connect withrepparttar 141843 AVE fast train to Cordoba which in turn connects up with regional Costa del Sol services.

Costa de la Luz and Gibraltar – You can either fly to Gibraltar or Jerez inrepparttar 141844 region or make use ofrepparttar 141845 many cheap flights to Spain that land in Malaga. There are ferry services between Tarifa and Algeciras in Spain and Tangiers in Morocco, bus and rail services across Europe and through Spain torepparttar 141846 Costa de la Luz and strong road links withrepparttar 141847 E15 serving Gibraltar fromrepparttar 141848 mainland.

Whatever your final destination you should be able to find cheap flights to some of Spain’s main airports and then use local and regional travel services to access your destination of choice; as I hope I’ve shown,repparttar 141849 whole of Spain is incredibly easily accessible.

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