Bovlei Valley Retreat

Bovlei Road, Wellington, Western Cape, South Africa | B&B
Prices starting from $102.00

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Table Mountain and partying in Wellington

A travel blog entry by benn0r


... like I was doing squats for every step I was taking.

While the difficult hike is offset by the amazing views, I really, really, REALLY struggled for the first half an hour. I'd tried downing Powerade, I had a terrible service station hamburger, I was drinking water, everything I could think of to distract me from the intense full-body hangover pains. The one day I actually wanted to try and set a time.... *******nit Ben!

Anyway, after about 30 mins of ...

Sê totsiens vir die Boland

A travel blog entry by hannahgriffiths


... harvest festival was being held at the Bosman’s farm this year. The lawns were transformed with tables and chairs, food stalls, a brilliant band playing and other local cellars were also there with their wines. It was such a great day and an amazing atmosphere, a great way to end my time there.

Now to leave the beauty of the Boland which I have grown to love and go explore the country!


Ervaar die suid Afrikaanse kultuur

A travel blog entry by hannahgriffiths


... fermentation. The cellar has begun to fill quite quickly now with most tanks full of wine. There was a huge amount of grapes arriving on one day due to the harvest being delayed and the sugar content of the grapes rising so quickly due to a sudden heat wave, and so the cellar had to adapt to take all these in in one go.

I also started a project to make signposts for each block of vines on each farm. This is when I realized quite how many vineyards the ...

Wag vir parstyd - Waiting for harvest

A travel blog entry by hannahgriffiths


... may be due to it being a hard language to learn or because the staff here find it funny to teach us incorrectly as a joke.

My first weekend in South Africa was spent in Cape Town visiting the Waterfront, an area full of interesting shops, restaurants and street entertainment. I went to Robben Island to visit the prison where Nelson Mandela spent a large amount of his imprisonment. The tour consisted of an ex-prisoner taking us around, ...

Wine Madam? Don't mind if I do!

A travel blog entry by mushbird25


... them all but I wasn't so keen on these. We headed back to town and a few of us went to a nice Tapas bar in town. We had a lovely dinner with a few cheeky cocktails. As it was Anzac day the bar even agreed to turn off the music so the Aussie's and Kiwi's amongst us could have their minutes silence. After a long day it was time for bed. Some of the others headed to another bar but I was done for the ...

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