Aan de Oever Guesthouse

21 Faure St., Swellendam, Western Cape, 6740, South Africa | 3 star b&b
Prices starting from $74.00
 

Travel Blogs from Swellendam

Glamping, Nat Parks, Dew, Blood & Gooners

A travel blog entry by rupertcdean

5

Well it was a refreshing change to return to Fish Hoek after Madagascar. Certainly it was quite a bit cooler with temperatures in the mid 20s as opposed to the high 30s. Dad was off in Natal, so it was his Ukrainian friend Andre, who picked me up from the airport and I just really crashed for the rest of the weekend.


The next part of the trip is this overland 4x4 route through Botswana up to Zambia and then across into Namibia. This has ...

Halfway stop to Cape Town on Route 62

A travel blog entry by henkofthesky

9

I decided to take Route 62 to Cape Town and stay over at the "Warmwaterberg Spa" on a friend's recommendation. I have not slept in a caravan in 20 years. It is not expensive either and the spa water is around 40 Deg C. I stopped at Ronnie's Sex Shop just down the road. Really just a bar with a reputation, judging by the lingerie stapled to the ceiling. The scenery between Barrydale and Robertson is really pretty and a must ...

The Dutch in South Africa

A travel blog entry by origabe

21

Swellendam is the fourth oldest town in the Republic of South Africa. When the Dutch East India Company established a replenishment station at the Cape in 1652, trade continued inland as far as Swellendam. In 1743 Swellendam was declared a magisterial district, the fourth oldest in South Africa. This outlying settlement soon became ...

De Hoop Nature Reserve

A travel blog entry by origabe

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De Hoop Nature Reserve is a nature reserve on the southern tip of Africa. It is one of the components of the "Cape Floral Region Protected Areas" World Heritage Site. It is flanked by another protected area, the De Hoop Marine Protected Area, a three nautical mile stretch.

The vegetation De Hoop Nature Reserve is part of the world's smallest and most threatened plant kingdom, known as the Cape Floral Kingdom. The reserve also ...

Bontebok National Park

A travel blog entry by timellis99

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... beginning to hide from the heat. But we were happy that on the second approach to the park gate, we spotted a group of Blue Cranes in a pasture beside the road. Big lanky but graceful birds which are closer to blue in colour than grey. There were a few springbok along there too, and once we were inside the park we started seeing Bontebok, the large brown and very rare antelopes for whose benefit the park was first designated. We stopped at a viewpoint on top of a hill ...

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