Travel Blogs from Stellenbosch, South Africa

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Follow the Grapes.. find Bill :), Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Follow the Grapes.. find Bill :)

A travel blog entry by bniester

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... the flight is within 12 hours I cannot make any changes online and need to call.  Well working off of my pre-paid SIM card for South Africa which has $40 of time on it.. but I am allowed to use the phone on this guys desk so I don't have to get into ...

Wine and Chocolate on my birthday - I'm in heaven!, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Wine and Chocolate on my birthday - I'm in heaven!

A travel blog entry by africa5

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Happy birthday to my twin Chad! I am sorry to not be with him but being with my family in Stellenbosch, South Africa is a pretty good place to celebrate turning 40-ish! We began our day touring the La Motte Vineyard outside Stellenbosch. The surroundings ...

The End, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

The End

A travel blog entry by cdean

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... US and the world. On that note, thank you to everyone who made my experience what it was. I am so greatful for all the laughs and the craziness that happened along the way. I do not regret coming to South Africa at all and cannot wait to visit ...

6 days in the Hottentots Holland mountains, hottentots holland nature reserve, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

6 days in the Hottentots Holland mountains

A travel blog entry by jovi

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As a student living in the beautiful town of Stellenbosch, the mountains quickly become a part of everyday life. The mountains that create the mouth of the Jonkershoek valley are about a 10 - 15 minute jog away from town. I have soccer training at the ...

Donīt drink and drive bicycle, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Donīt drink and drive bicycle

A travel blog entry by glaro

... good dinner. If you are interested of winetasting, take the advantage of going by your own without any timetable of a organised tour. Itīs cheaper and more relaxed. And from Stellenbosch it is definitely not a far way as south africans may believe. ...

Winelands good, Wine BAD, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Winelands good, Wine BAD

A travel blog entry by samcage1

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... point and we were all checked it by 10 o'clock. We quickly got changed and went out to explore as we only had one day in Stellenbosch. A quick stop at the visitors centre and we had our bikes for the day and a map of all the hundreds of winery's we could ...

The four passes, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

The four passes

A travel blog entry by kimclarke

... so dramatic, but coming down over Sir John lowrys pass gave fantastic views of False Bay with Cape Town in the distance. Returned to the country lodge near Stellenbosch where we found tat they ad not ad any rain all day, but lots of sunshine......ho ...

Wine Country Tour, Stellenbosch South Africa , South Africa travel blog

Wine Country Tour

A travel blog entry by sherries

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... , Mushroom Anise and it was delicious; others tried the venison, lamb and ostrich. After lunch it was onward to Stellenbosch and Delaire Graff Wine Estate, an opulent and pretentious property owned by the "House of Graff" international diamond merchant. ...

Dec 24, 2010, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Dec 24, 2010

A travel blog entry by magis2010

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Chips away, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Chips away

A travel blog entry by seysays

Cars+ us = curse. Leaving Rustenberg along the motorway, we hear a thunk as the other one overtakes and a big dumper lorry passes us going in the other direction. Peering at the windscreen we see nothing and figure it whatever it was must have landed on ...

2 Days to Mossel Bay...., Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

2 Days to Mossel Bay....

A travel blog entry by badyak52

With the competition, weather and practice on our minds, we've made a 2 day stop in Stellenbosch. A little excitement this morning when we picked up the rental car and it proved to be standard, and with traffic on the left side, driver on the right, a ...

Wine tasting, Stellenbosch and Paarl, South Africa travel blog

Wine tasting

A travel blog entry by tpagel34

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I had an amazing night last night and a great day today wine tasting. The wine country was so beautiful, i wish you all could come down and see what i saw today. I got a little hammered so i really need to take a nap. Just wanted to say hello to ...

Where culture inspires creativity, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Where culture inspires creativity

A travel blog entry by karidames

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... to see that a lot of the artists were from the Gauteng area as I always believed that Cape Town is the arty city of South Africa but was deligthed to be proved wrong and seeing that art is not so ineccessible in Johannesburg as it used to be in the ...

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 ...

Sunshine returns, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Sunshine returns

A travel blog entry by connieandjimmer

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... In this way, the cheetahs are not shot or poisoned by the farmers. We had lunch at Dros pub restaurant in downtown Stellenbosch and spent about 2 hours walking around that beautiful university city, also known as the city of oaks. Later in the afternoon, ...

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 ...

The Wynne's find Wynland!, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

The Wynne's find Wynland!

A travel blog entry by jacandpito

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... a number of the wineries in the area also have white varieties growing over the hill along the coast. Enjoyed sampling MCC (South Africa's version of champagne and very good), Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Riesling, Merlot, Cab Sauvignon, Shiraz, Port ...

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