Avondrood Guest House

39 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek, Western Cape, 7690, South Africa | Hotel
Prices starting from $170.00

Travel Blogs from Franschhoek

Sweet Views

A travel blog entry by p2travel


... were single track resulting from an earlier rockslide the highways engineers hard at work repairing the tarmac. The workman had opened their
Lunchboxes attracting a large family of baboons.

The story of Auberge Clermont (taken from the literature)

Auberge Clermont was originally part of the farm Champagne, which was granted to Abraham de villiers in 1694. He later also ...

A Continuing Love Affair

A travel blog entry by krista.and.erik


... this before! Sensei is passionate about his craft and he has a way of injecting his food with that passion. You can taste in his dishes the love he has for the food he prepares.

Part way through the meal, the owner of the estate popped in to collect some sushi for he and his wife. It’s just so casual. So normal. He just walks on in, sauntering as a relaxed man with no worries would do, and has a chat with us while he waits, ...

Kristin's 40th B-Day in the Winelands

A travel blog entry by kmorris25


... bread, baked brie, South African venison, smoked trout, creme brulee and cappuccino. What a wonderful birthday lunch. Thank you Uncle Pierre for the fantastic recommendation.

Last we visited Tokara Wine Farm for a tasting of their wines and olives. They not only are known for their white wines, but also for their olive oils and kalamata olives. Kristin enjoyed the white wines. Then drank an extremely sweet dessert wine (Yuck!) ...

A bit more of Africa

A travel blog entry by shanam6m


... friend. We made it through together...
We arranged to make our way to Hermanus, about one hours drive from the orphanage, to see the whales! It's that time of the year when the whales migrate from Antartica to mate. We were told you can quite possibly see whales 5 meters from the coastline. What a sight to see.
We weren't so lucky the first few hours to spot whales. The walk along the coast was stunning. ...

The Winelands

A travel blog entry by amandip


... just happy that it was sweet.

We sat outside until the sun set and watched the shadows from the vineyards get longer and longer until the darkness finally took over. We were quite excited to be outside after the sun went down, since we weren’t able to enjoy that freedom in Cape Town. We drove into Stellenbosch town area for dinner. It is ...

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This hotel, located on 39 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek, is near Huguenot Memorial Museum, Dieu Donne, Chamonix, and Bellingham.
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