Ashbourne House Guest House
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Heated pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... to pop the 20 minutes into Newlands (where we used to live) for breakfast but we forgot that going in that direction at 08.00 meant braving the traffic heading into town. It took an hour! However, the sun had come out and we sat outside and ate an excellent breakfast. We then set off for Franschhoek in the winelands where it was still cloudy and blowing. However, it began to clear and after a beer at the Elephant and Barrel and a bit to eat we went to the guest ...
... Elands (largest living antelope), Baboons, Ostrich, Mongoose, Hyrax, and Seals. Then when we got to the Point we took the funicular up and then hiked out to the lighthouse. Talk about some fierce winds and steep drops, wow! But amazing views, look to your right and it's the Atlantic Ocean, look to your left and it's the Indian Ocean, and just breathtaking. Pictures do not do the scale or the beauty of the place justice. We explored several beaches and tidepools. ...
... is Afrikaans (the predominant language other than english) and secondly is Xhosa (pronounced Cosa but the Xh indicates a click (YES THEY DO CLICK, and its pretty awesome and very hard to do, we have all tried very hard with no luck)) and thirdly is English. So to be a successful SLP, at least in the facility, you have to know Afrikaans and Xhosa and English... which is kind of a bummer. It would be awesome to come back here after I have my degree and work for a ...
Before arriving in Paarl, the next and last town on our wine tasting list, a brief stop was made at the front of a Maximum Security Prison. But you should know that this wasn’t any Maximum Security Prison. This was the one where Nelson Mandela was held for the last two years of his total 27 years of ...
... a bit and got an explanation. I’m telling you right now the only 2 things I remember about wine tasting are spitting and swallowing. Since the winery was not yet open for tasting, we went over to another one. I remember we started with something with bubbles in it. It just went downhill from there. Buzzed by 10am completely trashed by noon. Our guide was a really good ...