Travel Blogs from Clanwilliam, South Africa

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Heading towards Namibia, Clanwilliam, South Africa travel blog

Heading towards Namibia

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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This Christmas morning, in the year of the lord 2007, the storm is still bad in Cape Town. Dr T finds us a hotel in Clanwilliam, with wireless, so I can talk to my friends this evening. On our way, we get checked by the police! Dr T has to show ...

Partying it up!, Cederberg region, South Africa travel blog

Partying it up!

A travel blog entry by caralyn

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... a wine tasting at 2 to try some of the wines that were made in the region, including pinotage which is a special wine only made in South Africa.  At the tasting the owner went over how to see, smell and taste the wine (Nadja and David, thanks for the ...

None, Clanwilliam (Near to), South Africa travel blog

None

A travel blog entry by tobyh

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Staying in the Cederberg Wilderness area - lovely tent in the valley with river in front, and some of the best food I've had anywhere. Will try to update tomorrow, but thought I'd better post something in case anybody was worried about ...

Feb 11, 2010, Wuppertal, South Africa travel blog

Feb 11, 2010

A travel blog entry by barbieandken

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Better Late Than Tomorrow!, Clanwilliam, South Africa travel blog

Better Late Than Tomorrow!

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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... into our rooftop tent for a sound sleep. Start: Hout Bay, SA. 17:00 End: halfway between Citrusdale and Clanwilliam, SA. 20:30 Distance Travelled: 260 km Road Conditions: smooth paved highway and then some dirt roads to farm Temperature: ...

Onnozele Bobbejaan, Clanwilliam, South Africa travel blog

Onnozele Bobbejaan

A travel blog entry by familie-az-rtw

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Dag lezers, Na weer enkele honderden km's zuidwaarts te zijn afgedaald, hebben we de woestijnlandschappen definitief achter ons gelaten. Sterker nog, in de zeer vruchtbare vallei van de Olifants rivier regende het pijpenstelen! Op aanraden van diverse ...

Mind travel of a learner, Cederberg, South Africa travel blog

Mind travel of a learner

A travel blog entry by vermaakjeanne

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A few minutes after work and a 5 minute packing job I head off towards Malmesbury on a very lightly packed BMW 650 GS. After meeting up with Claude and Wanda in Malmesbury we jumped onto the N7 and head up north towards Citrusdal. By this stage the ...

Gifberg - A misty start to a wonderful weekend, Vanrhynsdorp, South Africa travel blog

Gifberg - A misty start to a wonderful weekend

A travel blog entry by vermaakjeanne

... to fill up and wait for him to catch up. I thought I’d taken every possible route from Niewoudtville to Clanwilliam area, but again I was wrong. The route was stunning, occasionally embanked by thick bush, then surrounded by mountains, then wide ...

Winetasting, Clanwilliam, South Africa travel blog

Winetasting

A travel blog entry by matt_werner

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Nothing to exciting about the drive apart from noticing that the scenery was getting a lot greener as we got to areas where they had water to irrigate, and how slow the truck is - when we left the Acacia people were only just getting up, then they caught ...

Hanging on the edge of my seat, Cederberg, South Africa travel blog

Hanging on the edge of my seat

A travel blog entry by vermaakjeanne

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... clothes of the ants, it wasn't too successful an attempt as there were always many remaining behind. Claude eventually rode down to Clanwilliam to buy a can of Raid so that we could declare chemical warfare on the colony. For the first time some sign of ...

Overland Trip - Day 1, ClanWilliam, South Africa travel blog

Overland Trip - Day 1

A travel blog entry by pugsly2002

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April 29: This morning we set out on day 1 of our overland trip. the itinerary was a short 250 km drive north of Cape Town to stop at Highlander's camping and winery. As adventures and misfortune would have it our truck only made it 225 km of the way ...

Camping in Style, Trawal, South Africa travel blog

Camping in Style

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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Today was the first driving leg of our tour as we headed up the Eastern Cape to Tawal where we set up camp at a beautiful countryside winery called Highlanders. We unpacked our bags from the massive truck which transported us before eating lunch ...

Year 4 Camp - Clanwilliam, Clanwilliam, South Africa travel blog

Year 4 Camp - Clanwilliam

A travel blog entry by penny_d

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... these parents who are so loaded in money they do anything for their precious angels). We headed north from Cape Town to Clanwilliam, then a little north-east (for those playing at home)-MUM!. I can't describe how interesting the scenery was the whole 5 ...

Countdown to Cape Town, Orange River / Clanwilliam / Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Countdown to Cape Town

A travel blog entry by froglin81

... on that book or they might be tracking you down. After a brief swim in the river, with only a few metres separating Namibia and South Africa, almost everyone except me went to the bar. I stayed with Romy, reading and sorting out PC problems and by the ...

Into South Africa, Citrusdaal, Namibia travel blog

Into South Africa

A travel blog entry by elainevickers

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After a relaxing day at Orange River, and a lovely afternoon kayaking slowly down the river, we crossed over the border into South Africa. We then had a very long drive, 500km of bleak scenery, until we reached Citrusdaal. This town is surrounded by ...

The end of the road!, Clanwilliam, South Africa travel blog

The end of the road!

A travel blog entry by downtocl

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The morning of the 6th, i was up early as it had been decided that we should have a final cooked breakfast, and i was to be the final 'cook group'. I woke Ronnie, as he'd promised to start the fire for me... quite a task... the whole group was also awake ...

Wine Tasting, Cederberg, South Africa travel blog

Wine Tasting

A travel blog entry by scapell

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Wine ...

Clanwilliam, Clanwilliam, South Africa travel blog

Clanwilliam

A travel blog entry by sallygirl

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... ; Price of the campsite is R 100/ campsite.  Not bad.  Ablutions are okay.   26 June 2008   Still in Clanwilliam, but waiting for the Intercape bus to pick us up and take us through to  Grunau.    26 June 2008 - ...

Day 22, Clanwilliam, South Africa travel blog

Day 22

A travel blog entry by bgill

Finish main trek and return to Clanwilliam. The transport provider will move you from Algeria Camp to Clanwilliam camp ...

Moving from economy to luxury, Clanwilliam, South Africa travel blog

Moving from economy to luxury

A travel blog entry by ukcat

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... (the ruling party) has over 20 wives (which certainly is different) and is presiding over an increasingly rambunctious political setting.  South Africa has looming health issues, now being rated as the 3rd most obese nation in the world (US #1 and ...

Home of Rooibos Tea and veldschoons, Clanwilliam, South Africa travel blog

Home of Rooibos Tea and veldschoons

A travel blog entry by argieuk

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... ones I've posted will give a taste. But then because we'd spent so much time driving round, we were late, had to make tracks for Clanwilliam. At least it was now up the N7, main road, so we could motor. But there were road works all along the way, and ...

Wine Tasting & Rain, Trawal, South Africa travel blog

Wine Tasting & Rain

A travel blog entry by carolineandnick

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... ). We understand that, at the moment, 10 will be continuing through to Nairobi. For the first leg we have Ted as driver (a South African) and a SA registered vehicle as our British registered vehicle is not allowed into SA ! Our guide for the tour is Pesh ...

Apr 16, 2013, Clanwilliam, South Africa travel blog

Apr 16, 2013

A travel blog entry by peter-and-ann

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On the farm, Clanwilliam, South Africa travel blog

On the farm

A travel blog entry by hattingh

We stayed on a farm - old buildings and outside rooms. Arrived in the dark and noticed the bus driver had some trouble navigating the bus on the narrow gravel roads. The next morning on our way out we saw why : Serious mountain pass! I'm sure this was ...

Day 6, Clanwilliam, South Africa travel blog

Day 6

A travel blog entry by bgill

Transport from Cape Town to Upington to the Kalahari Adventure Centre, the people who will take you on your canoeing phase. To get to Upington catch the Intercape Bus departing today at 7.00pm and arriving in Upington at 6.30am. (This ticket has been ...

Hitting the road, Clanwilliam, South Africa travel blog

Hitting the road

A travel blog entry by leonajim

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... so we decided to try to get out of the rain. Our first night on the road we stayed at a camp area near the dam at Clanwilliam. We managed to get the tents up in between showers and after a quick easy bite to eat we crawled into bed to listen to ...

Map pin only, Clanwilliam, South Africa travel blog

Map pin only

A travel blog entry by pinkkaz

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The Last Leg, Clanwilliam, South Africa travel blog

The Last Leg

A travel blog entry by caroldes73

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The Border crossings back into South Africa went even faster than the entry into Namibia.  Then we left a fairly warm Northern Cape that gradually became overcast as we travelled toward Clanwilliam via the N7. By afternoon we reached a very wet and ...

Day 20, Clanwilliam, South Africa travel blog

Day 20

A travel blog entry by bgill

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Day 21, Clanwilliam, South Africa travel blog

Day 21

A travel blog entry by bgill

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