Sliver of Silver

Fiona Ayerst's Blog

I have searched for sardines for some years.  A sliver of silver .  I wanted to be one of the “lucky” ones- to see the elusive Sardine Run.

a pod of common dolphins swim through a cloud of silver sardines a pod of common dolphins swim through a cloud of silver sardines

I never glimpsed one sardine. I resigned myself to the idea that was just a plot to get passionate divers to pay bucket loads of money to spend long, lonely days on a wild and heaving ocean rather than seeing bucket loads of fish! As a massive cold front settled on South Africa, I arrived in East London proverbially ‘bright-eyed and bushy tailed’,ready to take on lurching waves and icy winds. With a 5.30 am wake-up call on the first day it was with a sense of anticipation and thus relative ease that I downed a caffeine laden coffee and squeezed myself into some cold neoprene. We were off on…

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