East London is situated on the southeast coast of South Africa and has a population of about 250,000 with about 700,000 in the outlaying area. It’s well known for surfing with some of the best beaches in the country.
We had been told there wasn’t much to do in East London, and the Princess tours were only offering excursions outside the city and for biggie bucks. So we decided to get a cab with Rich and Kersti and see if we could get a tour of the city. They really warned us not to walk about alone, so we decided to go with that advice.
Once again, we were met by a group of dancers. These ladies were so sweet. They were like the geriatric version of all the other dancers that we’ve seen. There was a very small craft market on the dock.
We waited patiently for a cab, and then asked the security guard to call for one, but there were just not enough cabs to accommodate a cruise ship. Walking any distance was not an option for Kersti as she had fallen at Table Mountain and had a hairline fracture in her foot.
After waiting and waiting, we finally gave it up and did the only thing left to do. Got on the shuttle bus to go to the mall. Not what we had planned! The drive to the mall...