African Vineyard Guesthouse

Plot 79, Kanoneiland, Kanoneiland, Northern Cape, 8806, South Africa | Hotel
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The Kalahari

A travel blog entry by klynch35313

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... to just wound an animal. We saw all but one of the different species of antelope - steenbok, oryx, kudu, springbok, eland, blue wildebeest, impala and gemsbok. We also saw zebra!! The animals were so beautiful and it was fantastic. The park has 6 giraffes and I refused to leave until we found them! Just as we were about to head back to the house we went over a hill and saw them just ahead of us. The giraffes are not hunted so they weren't as ...

Packhouses and citrus farms

A travel blog entry by klynch35313

3

... and hygenic clothing, pesticides must be sprayed a certain number of weeks before harvesting etc. Angelique also conducts internal audits to ensure the company is complying with all the requirements. She also took me to see the site where the raisins are produced. After the grapes have been treated with sulphur dioxide they are left to dry on trays in the heat in order to become raisins. After lunch we went to her office and looked at ...

Raap and Scraap

A travel blog entry by klynch35313

6

... fruit flies, using a pheromone bait and a sticky trap. We got around the farm on quad bikes as they are the perfect size to drive down the rows of vines (and possibly because they are quite fun!) I was very pleased when I got offered a chance to drive!! There are about 25 of these fly traps across the farm and we were counting how many flies had been caught and then replacing the sticky sheet. We also had a ...

Klein Pella and Kromhout

A travel blog entry by klynch35313

20

... rude to refuse....! I began a South African wildlife watch today - dog, cat (it didn't start well...), ground squirrel, ostrich, dassie (like a giant guinea pig), and baboons!!! They used to see leopards on the mountain side but not for quite a few years apparently. 16th Jan Another early start to visit a farm called Kromhout which grows grapes and also has a huge citrus trial underway. I went with one of the other agricultural scientists and ...

Karsten South Africa

A travel blog entry by klynch35313

9

... flight was only an hour so the plane stayed fairly low and the view was amazing. Upington is on the edge of the Kalahari so most of the neighbouring land is desert but thanks to a large river running east to west through the northern cape there is a strip of fertile land which is great for growing grapes. Karsten have a number of farms along the river. I was picked up by Joa who is the group training manager and we went to his house ...

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This hotel, located on Plot 79, Kanoneiland, Kanoneiland, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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