Travel Blogs from Stellenbosch, South Africa

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Rain, Rain, Go Away, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Rain, Rain, Go Away

A travel blog entry by mindyandbrian

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... were top notch and we even booked more pampering for tomorrow. "Why not", right? Tomorrow is another day filled with South African wine, segway tours, tastings, and pampering. We’re really just relaxing at a South African vineyard until we depart ...

Wine, firplaces & getting rubbed head to toe, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Wine, firplaces & getting rubbed head to toe

A travel blog entry by ashling

... Ma-moushe cafe where I ended up chatting to John. A HUGELY interesting and knowledgeable guy who told me about how Stellenbosch is the intellectual foothold of Apartheid, how it all started here and how the liberal Afrikaans who started the uprising also ...

Sep 19, 2011, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Sep 19, 2011

A travel blog entry by povoandrach

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Wine, cheese, wine, wine, coffee, wine & some wine, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Wine, cheese, wine, wine, coffee, wine & some wine

A travel blog entry by rachandnick

Day 1 in Stellenbosch we arrived at about 930am. By 1030 we were on a wine tour. That only left us 1 hour to have champagne breakfast.. Wine tour was good, though we must admit by the fourth vineyard all the wines started to taste a bit the same. Not ...

Wine, finally..., Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Wine, finally...

A travel blog entry by richandliz

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... swiftly flowing Orange River. With only a couple of nights of camping left, we moved on to Stellenbosch, happily nestled in the middle of South Africa's winelands. An educational wine-tasting tour was, of course, a must and we managed to ...

Afrikaans Culture, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Afrikaans Culture

A travel blog entry by south_africa_11

Since I have become good friends with an Afrikaaner, Jenine, I have been learning a lot about the culture here! For example, when homeless people start talking to us I know what swear words they are using (and some are so bad I've been told you wouldn't ...

stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

stellenbosch

A travel blog entry by bill.lynn

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Hi - here are some pics from our hols in ...

The Daily Grind, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

The Daily Grind

A travel blog entry by cdean

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... times a week I head to a local coffee shop called hazz to do reading for my classes.        Stellenbosch University is in a beautiful location. While Randolph-Macon has its perks, like the fact that the campus is all together ...

Opposite Day, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Opposite Day

A travel blog entry by theresabill

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... seared tuna steak (for $15 CDN), grilled crawfish, tuna nigiri, and calamari strips. Our entire dinner including tip was $70 CDN. I think I have gained at least 5 lbs simply because the cost of food is so incredibly reasonable in South Africa and Namibia. ...

3 days to go!, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

3 days to go!

A travel blog entry by bdyer

Nov 2nd 2010 – Tuesday The day started with a motor coach tour of Table Mountain, which is certainly the highlight of a trip to South Africa. We went up on the Gondola (mom stayed and had a coffee at the base) and we wandered around the top, which ...

Dec 27, 2013, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Dec 27, 2013

A travel blog entry by fabrizio

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Day 31 - Face To Face With A Great White!, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Day 31 - Face To Face With A Great White!

A travel blog entry by simonannals

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... our guest house for a shower, which Rene had kindly allowed us to do, and a celebratory beer. Then we headed south towards Stellenbosch our next destination. The journey was hard going, mainly because I was now very tired. The beer probably didn't help! ...

The wine - Stellenbosh, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

The wine - Stellenbosh

A travel blog entry by davencorina

... which is large and quite pretty, a normal town really. Franschoek was nice, quite touristy but lovely situated in between the mountains. Stellenbosch the town. We stayed in the Albarosa GH. Perfectly close to the centre so we did not need to take the ...

Study Abroad in South Africa, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Study Abroad in South Africa

A travel blog entry by chasidysmith

I left the U.S. on July 10, 2009 to study in Stellenbosch, South Africa.  It is now November 14 and I am preparing to backpack across several countries and decided I needed a blog.  The past semester has been difficult yet rewarding.  I was ...

the morning after!!!, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

the morning after!!!

A travel blog entry by tach1983

where do i even begin!!!dinner was absolutely 110% worth every minute!!!it has by far won my vote for the best steak i have ever tasted in my life...but more than the steak, the wine was divine...what better way to start the evening off...three bottles i ...

Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Stellenbosch

A travel blog entry by chrisnicolehall

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... to us by Lara Hoye and we also find the "Jade" jewellery store. Although tempted, Nicole does not buy anything. We arrive in Stellenbosch, passing more wine estates on the road into the town. It's a very pretty university town and our B&B is on the ...

Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Stellenbosch

A travel blog entry by chrisnicolehall

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... owned by a family who happens to be acquainted with our family doctor. Gary, the owner and our doctor both went to university in Stellenbosch. It's 10am and Nicole is in full taste mode. We meet Gary who signs a bottle we have purchased. Next it's to ...

Cape Town, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Cape Town

A travel blog entry by marklind

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We had  a great day again today, went on a bus tour down to Cape Point seen some great beaches, botonical gardens, hiked up to a light house and now off for supper. It is a beautiful country and great ...

Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Stellenbosch

A travel blog entry by clarefun22

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... Hugo need not have worried, we were to be able to take our wine very well and drink for both England and South Africa combined and stumble back to the bus my ourselves!!! The winelands is a region where fertile valleys nestle between dramatic mountains, ...

Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Stellenbosch

A travel blog entry by clarefun22

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... stop of the day was Hillcrest orchard and berry farm shop at 9am. We had morning coffee here with fantastic views of Stellenbosch followed by a walk around the farm. Following the walk, i purchased their own very delectable berry liquer so we could make ...

Raise your glass!, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Raise your glass!

A travel blog entry by andi_und_katja

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... darf man bei einem zweitägigen Aufenthalt in der Weinmetropole Südafrikas (200 Weingüter allein in Stellenbosch) nicht verpassen, selbst einer Weinverkostung beizuwohnen. So starteten neun Personen einer insgesamt sehr deutschlastigen Gruppe mitsamt ...

Wine Tasting and Frat Parties, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Wine Tasting and Frat Parties

A travel blog entry by chris-trip

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... very easily, I decided to make my way to Stellenbosch, a rather laid back city just an hour away from Cape Town. Stellenbosch is both famous for its 40+ vineyards and winetasting as well as its university, where the new semester had just started and ...

Howzit from South Africa, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Howzit from South Africa

A travel blog entry by avv78

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Well alot has happened since we last put finger to keypad - we are in Stellenbosch, South Africa - half an hour outside of Cape Town and home to many a great winery. After a great couple of days kicking things off in Perth we arrived in Cape Town last ...

Dag 18 // Wijnproeven, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Dag 18 // Wijnproeven

A travel blog entry by vangorp

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... 't kort: via Paarl (Fairview; kaas- en wijn proeven), naar Franschoek (Backsberg; wijn, brandy en chocolade proeven), naar Stellenbosch (Beyerskloof; wijn proeven en lunch) en nog eens Stellenbosch (Villiera; wijn en champagne proeven en bezoek aan ...

Stellenbosch - cheetahs at Spier!, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Stellenbosch - cheetahs at Spier!

A travel blog entry by amy_chris

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... :-).  These are likely to be the last ones until we get home as we start our trip from Zimbabwe to Kenya tomorrow.  Stellenbosch is an hour East of Cape Town and is one of the many wine regions around here.  We went to Spier ...

Búcsú, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Búcsú

A travel blog entry by perec

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... sok teendőt szerveztünk már magunknak: megnéztük az egyik leghíresebb környékbeli borászatot, a Boschendal kúriát Stellenbosch-tól 10 kilométernyire. Majd továbbautóztunk Franshoekbe, a francia hugenották által a XVII. század ...

On the road with Elvis, the antichrist, Ikapa-Gansbaai-Stellenbosch-Swartruggens-Algeria, South Africa travel blog

On the road with Elvis, the antichrist

A travel blog entry by juttachris

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The Princess Saga and Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

The Princess Saga and Stellenbosch

A travel blog entry by scouski

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Up, packed and met the others at Ashanti Lodge to get the transfer to Stellenbosch. The Princess and Ghandals were having a heart to heart about their 'relationship' and we had to wait whilst she decided if she was fit enough to join us for the tour - ...

South Africa - Stellenbosch & Vineyards, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

South Africa - Stellenbosch & Vineyards

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... by pair with them. This countries include mainly USA (California), Chile (Maipo, Colchagua and Casablanca), Argentina (Mendoza), South Africa (Stellenbosch), Australia and New Zeland. One of the reasons for this is the discovery of good terroirs (a land ...

Wine country, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Wine country

A travel blog entry by deeva

... does a massive truck clean which takes us until 10:30 to finish.11:00 we leave for stellen bosch.14:30 Arrive in stellenbosch , we check into the backpackers called stumble in and we bunk with Darren & Jill and Ross & Jo.We then signed ...

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