Ashbourne House Guest House
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... drive to Cape Town meeting this morning so we were on the road just after 8. We were doing so well until we got lost in Cape Town, this hall was hard to find and we could see why when we finally made it there, the hall was built under a bridge, the bridge we drove over a few times trying to find it! We walked into the hall to everyone sitting ready and waiting for us, we were about 15 minutes late. No one seemed to mind, all in Africa time. Glen ...
... so they don't know.
I'm not sure if that made sense...it did in my head.
After Alison had that conversation we went back to our house. We actually had a free day but didn't have anything to do so we started our papers that are due tomorrow (Sunday). I am halfway done a day early!! I'm so proud of myself because for the last paper, I started like 4 hours before it was due...oops. :) Well, that's all folks! Goodnight ...
... the wine; mine is the second.
We have done many tastings and this is the first time we’ve been treated to the experience of the wine thief and taking directly from the barrel. It is a special experience and I am most intrigued to discover just how delicious the wine is. The barrel is where a lot of wines develop character. The oak also help impart a depth that assists with the cellaring of good wines. These barrels ...
... way we did not see much wildlife as we had hoped but the hike was really nice. We crossed the little stream a few times which was so red in color due to the minerals it was astounding. From far away we could see the waterfall and its striking red color against the dark rock. In the spots where the water was a little deeper, the pool appeared to be completely black. I have never seen such a thing.
The hike took us through brush ...
In the morning we loaded our bags onto a coach and said our goodbyes to Bulldog. We had a short drive to the border crossing into our 8th and final country South Africa. Our new driver was called Alvin and now the lovely Richard was just a passenger. We had a long journey so watched a couple of films on the coach. We watched The A-Team and The Killers. For lunch we ...