The Hideaway

10 Hermanus Steyn Street, Swellendam, Western Cape, 6740, South Africa | 4 star b&b
Prices starting from $111.00
 

Travel Blogs from Swellendam

Glamping, Nat Parks, Dew, Blood & Gooners

A travel blog entry by rupertcdean

5

... lantern, he had walked straight into a tree stump and cut his leg open. The blood was everywhere. “Its because I take aspirin,” he claimed. It did just continue to bleed and bleed a strange sort of cranberry colour. We now had the opportunity to we fully test the first aid kit and when we had finished the ablutions block looked like a scene from ‘Psycho’.


We carefully returned to the tent avoiding the trees, packed ...

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

21

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

4
1

... thing that looks like an eagle in flight but has long stork-like legs on the ground. It flew in low over the ground and alighted near to a bontebok, then ran along with it's wings extended like a tight-rope walker. Then it flew on a little further and appeared to be chasing something on the ground, again with its huge wings extended. We had a quick dip in the pool hen we returned then went to another restaurant near by, where I had my second steak in two days. When in ...

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