Jeffreys Bay, more than just a surfing destination

Posted: July 12, 2013 by kirisyko in SykOtic, Water
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kirisyko:

Truth. South Africa has some of the greatest sports spots around!

Originally posted on Sunshine and Suitcases Travel Blog:

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JeffreysBay,asmalltownsituatedintheEasternCape,SouthAfrica.  JeffreysBayisknownforthehippiehangoutduringthe1960sand1970sandtodayforthenumbertwo“Bestintheworld”surfingspot,the“Super tubes”.

Duringsummer,it’sallabouttourism.ThousandsofholidaymakersarriveduringtheDecembersummerholidaystoenjoythisBlueFlagBeach.  It’spackedforasmallcoastaltown,sometimestheonlygoodbusinessperiodforthelocals.

ForthemostSouthAfricans,JeffreysBayisadistantmemorywhenthefirstchillofwintersettlesin.
WiththechillandthewinterstormsmovinginfromCapeTown,thesestormsbuilduptosomeofthebestswellsintheworld.It’sthenwhenthe  surfingcompetitionsstartduringJulywhenspectatorsandprofessionalsurfersfromallovertheworldflocktothis event.

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