Date: 8 August 2011
Location: Plettenberg Bay
Walkers: Dorothy, Vanessa & Helen
*** Route plotted here ***
Robberg Beach is the long curve of sand from the Beacon Isle Hotel and Robberg Peninsula. We set off to walk it on a bright sunny morning, starting at the parking area near the hotel and heading west.
It was fun to check out the houses on the top of the dunes.
The sand was very soft so the walking was pretty hard-going. Dorothy was still recovering from a back injury, so she turned back and Vanessa and I continued on alone.
Along the way we saw: sandpipers skipping along...
... a young dead seal with a nasty bite (perhaps a shark?)...
... and paddle surfers. Wow, that looks such fun!
Eventually we reached the end of the beach, and took a short rest.
And then it was a long walk back. All the early morning mist had lifted and it was a perfect day. Exercise done for the day, we took it easy!