African Vineyard Guesthouse

Plot 79, Kanoneiland, Kanoneiland, Northern Cape, 8806, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kanoneiland

City of Extremes

A travel blog entry by henkofthesky

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... of 200 date pals planted 9 m apart.

The annual agriculture exhibition was held this weekend, and as I browsed the stalls I heard on the PA system something about bull riding etc. but did not pay much attention. Mechanical bull riding is not uncommon. Then I heard "SPCA"... and realised they were not talking about mechanical bulls but rodeo.

These guys take it really seriously and it beats ...

In the heart of the Orange River Valley Winelands

A travel blog entry by henkofthesky

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4

... Free State and ended up working for Executive Outcomes in his early 20's as a sniper. I am not sure how much I should believe but I don't generally question Free State farmers integrity. He said he got fired after questioning an order during a refresher course whilst hiding, by putting a bullet right next to the feet of his superior. How is that for dangerous employees.
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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

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... is a relatively new site growing citrus. This will be the first year that any is available to harvest and sell. I was taken around by Dewald who has worked with the site for about four years and he told me a lot about the growing process. They start by planting a rootstock which is chosen purely for how well it grows in that particular soil i.e. if it is a salty soil or a soil with lots of clay. When the rootstock has grown to about half a metre ...

Raap and Scraap

A travel blog entry by klynch35313

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... 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 ...

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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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