Big6-Guesthouse

Paul-Kruger-Weg 20, Somerset West, Western Cape, 7130, South Africa | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Somerset West

We meet "Big Bird"

A travel blog entry by p2travel

5

... the tarmac road we could see a family of ostrich slowly pecking their way towards us. Adults and yearlings enjoying the lush shrubs that had been swollen by the previous day's rains. We watched the herd cross the road in dribs and drabs, maybe the eating was better or just different. They had a definite spring in their steps and bounced as if their ankles were spring loaded. Or they found the sudden influx of tourist toting cameras ...

Headed to "The Mother City"

A travel blog entry by greatbigworld

3

... crime has gone up, the area is becoming run down and the Whites are moving away, either north or south of the coast. We stopped for lunch at uShaka, an amuzement park/shopping mall-restaurants/beach area. We had pizza and spagetti for lunch and then headed down to the beach where we stuck our feet in the warm Indian Ocean. From here, we head to the Durban airport to catch our flight to Capetown. It was a fairly small plane with the most efficient flight ...

Cape Town

A travel blog entry by chrisnicolehall

2

... great people from mostly western Canada and the US (a couple of people were from the east coast). These people had travelled to so many exotic places, we really need to accelerate our travelling in the next few years to catch up to this group! The last thing to happen to a couple of us in the hotel at Sandton - no water pressure in the morning to the rooms on the fourth floor, where we happen to be. So ...

Heart Transplant

A travel blog entry by a.omara

13

We started our day off with our last orientation lecture. The group reflected on what we had learned this past week about Africa and how comfortable we feel in the community. We also talked about the things we hope to experience as the days unfold.

After our reflection Languisa took us to the heart transplant museum where the first transplant on a human occurred. I got to stand in the exact same operating room which they call "theaters" but ...

Arrival at Lourensford Estate

A travel blog entry by klynch35313

13

... I went for two drives around the farm with managers of the different sections to get a feel for the layout and the different operations. They also grow flowers here called Proteas but the plants are still very young and so are not currently flowering. The plums are being harvested at the moment and some of the pears will be ready in a week or so. Thursday 31st Jan One of the other farms called Hoogland is about 2 hours drive away and I went with Amanda to check up on ...

Location

This hotel, located on Paul-Kruger-Weg 20, Somerset West, is near Vergelegen Estate, Erinvale Golf Club, and Cedarberg Wilderness Area.
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