Firmount Lodge

43 Firmount Road, Somerset West, Western Cape, 7130, South Africa | 4 star b&b
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Travel Blogs from Somerset West

In the eyes of the children

A travel blog entry by p2travel

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... roads, water and sanitation) where black residents were allowed to build their temporary shelters and named it: Imizamo Yethu meaning “our combined effort” in Xhosa.

The residents of Imizamo Yethu comprise mainly of Xhosa speaking people originating from the Transkei in the Eastern Cape where many of their family still reside. A few years ago almost all of the residents lived in small corrugated ...

Stellenbosch and Capetown

A travel blog entry by heatherandpaul

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... were well worth seeing. The day was topped off with a traditional African dining experience (complete with African entertainment.) It was "The Last Supper" for our tour group and time for goodbyes all around. We had two Dutch gals on the tour and they have a hilarious sense of humour. They had the wait staff put their own African head dress on them and, together with our Afrikaan tour guide of the past 10 days, sang a goodbye song in ...

Cape Point

A travel blog entry by rosewj

... and good fun once the wind was behind you. A good picnic lunch then we drove down to the Cape of Good Hope - the most south westerly point in Africa, and saw some ostriches on the way. Lots and lots of tourists wanting a picture with the sign and was really windy, so I got back on the bus with the driver - an old man who promised to make me his wife! Then drove to Cape Point ...

We HEART cape town

A travel blog entry by drbrew-gvsu

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... teaching hospital and home to Transplant Museum. The world’s first heart transplant museum was completed here in 1967 and we got to stand in the very operating room it happened! The museum was an incredible display of research; movie and artifacts from the beginning of heart transplant attempts of the 1960’s.

We learned that Christiaan Barnard began trial and error surgery on stray dogs. Sad. He performed 48 ...

Stellenbosch wine festival

A travel blog entry by klynch35313

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... process and looked at the packing process from start to finish. Upon entering, the fruit is sorted again and then goes along a number of belts which separate the fruit by grade (quality) and size before they are packed. They are also sprayed and moved gently by rollers in order to clean the dust from them. Generally the best fruit is shipped to foreign markets and the lowest grade is sent off to be made into juice. The middle grades ...

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This 4 star B&B, located on 43 Firmount Road, Somerset West, is near Vergelegen Estate, Erinvale Golf Club, and Cedarberg Wilderness Area.
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