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... and spent about 2 hours walking around that beautiful university city, also known as the city of oaks. Later in the afternoon, enroute to Franschhoek, we stopped in for a wine tasting at Zorgvliet Winery. Some of us just enjoyed a leisurely wander around the beautiful buildings and gardens.
Dinner was in Franschhoek at "The French Connection" - yet another wonderful restaurant with great food.
... Hidden Valley would be a nice place for lunch and enjoy the views.
We left Casablanca around 11 a.m. and thought it a bit early to start wine tasting, so we stopped at a whimsical strawberry farm along the way. It's called Mooiberg Farm Stall. There was a menagerie of colorful metal sculptures used as scarecrows. Apparently, it's a local landmark. You can't miss it as you drive by on the main thoroughfare. It was a fun way to start ...
... Corey and I cleaned up and headed to the chemist to meet Sister Stella and Pharmacist Len. It was slow in the clinic at first so the Sister told us how she was a nurse on the Carnival cruise liner that broke down a few years ago. We then tested our hemoglobin levels, and I won with 16.1, I attribute that to the springbok sausage and impala steaks I ate at Moyo. Then the moment we all were waiting for happened, ...
... out early this morning as usual. Leaving our house at 9am. Seems a bit early for wine tasting doesn't it? Nope, when we arrived in Paarl at Fairview, our first stop, at about 10am the place was hopping! Here is was 25 ZAR (less than $3 USD) for a 6 wine-tasting of our choice with cheese pairing. Can't be beat! It's VERY inexpensive to taste here in SA, much unlike the other wine countries that I've been to which was a pleasant surprise.
... learn that in 1966 Cape Town was designated a 'white city' and any none whites had to leave; hence why it felt so European. Now after Apartheid finished in 1994 none whites are living there again.
The contrast between how the white Afrikaans live and the black Africans was really profound. The minimum hourly wage was 1.5 Rand an hour (about 10 pence an hour). This was a typical wage for manual and unqualified labourers. Based on this a 40 hour ...