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From a distance, the pansy shell appears as a pale, anonymous-looking shell that blends in with the surrounding sea sand but upon closer inspection, an intricate design can be seen, as though an unknown artist has been given licence to decorate the shell. At its centre is a realistic five petal flower design. The pansy is the skeleton of a type of sea urchin and is commonly found along the southern shores of South Africa. Plettenberg Bay appears to be their preferred destination as they are mostly spotted in this bay and have become the symbol of the region.
When the creature is alive, it resembles a furry purple shell, the fur consisting of thousands of spikes that are used both as a form of protection and to propel itself below the sand. It is a sequential hermaphrodite, meaning that it’s born a male and later changes form into a female in order to breed... Show more
For those who are a little adventurous and enjoy the company of other travellers, you can decide to stay at a Backpackers. Often having to share a room with others as well as costs, it is incredibly inexpensive. Often the best choice for those who may be just passing through or will be occupied for the majority of their day. It comes with the most basic amenities and is often formed as part of a bar or similar establishment. Not recommended for those who want privacy, this is best suited for those who wouldn’t mind meeting various other interesting travellers.