The Hideaway

10 Hermanus Steyn Street, Swellendam, Western Cape, 6740, South Africa | 4 star b&b
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Travel Blogs from Swellendam

Glamping, Nat Parks, Dew, Blood & Gooners

A travel blog entry by rupertcdean on May 22, 2014

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... 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 ...

Drunk on a good time!

A travel blog entry by tomandgem on Apr 14, 2014

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... and fallen asleep in the car…leaving Tom trying to navigate himself to Hermanus.


We arrived in Hermanus safely (and I was bright-eyed after my doze). Hermanus is a popular alternative for shark diving but as we had already done this, the rest of the afternoon was spent walking along the cliff and enjoying the fresh sea air. We watched the sunset whilst perched on some isolated rocks.
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Halfway stop to Cape Town on Route 62

A travel blog entry by henkofthesky on Apr 10, 2014

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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 on Mar 30, 2014

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... to the interior.

The Drostdy was built by the Dutch East India Company in 1747 to serve as residence and official headquarters for the Landdrost. Soon after a gaol, a house for the secretary, a mill and various outbuildings were erected. We took a tour of the Drostdy and these pictures document this period of Dutch Cape ...

De Hoop Nature Reserve

A travel blog entry by origabe on Mar 30, 2014

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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 ...

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