Coming back to South Africa was almost exactly as I'd imagined it.
The red sunset over a dusty city.
The smell of wood fires in the air.
The smiling faces around me.
The feel of a Zulu handshake.
Ordering a whole bottle of Chardonnay with dinner for ZAR 80 which is less than $7.
Waking up to the cry of a hadeda.
But since then we've entered a new dimension of bliss: the Wild Coast. I won't bore you with a lot of writing and instead just go ahead and post the first pictures from our Meander starting at Kob Inn going westward.
This last picture is the view I have this very moment soaking my feet in the hot tub at our inn, sipping a freshly-brewed cappuccino and waiting for a massage. (Which is well-needed after 22 km against the strongest nonstop wind I've ever had blowing in my face.)
Can life get any better than this?