Golden Hill Guest House

10 Upper Mountain Rd, Somerset West, Western Cape, 7130, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Somerset West

The Safari!!!

A travel blog entry by tinagoes2africa

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... and I learned about how the reserve is helping animals that were caught by poachers for skin and what they do to combat it. There were two leopards and a cheetah that were being rehabbed after poachers had them fattened up to get a bigger coat of fur. Some people suck!

Anyway, we saw so much and had a really great breakfast and lunch there as well. A really great way to finish off our last full day in Cape Town. Thanks Lauren and John!


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The Wynne's find Wynland!

A travel blog entry by jacandpito

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... gardens and going up Signal Hill for sunset. It was our 2nd wedding anniversary that day and couldn't imagine a better place to share a bottle of champagne, may well be the best place in the world to watch the sun go down. Was a lot more romantic than the dodgy backpackers we were staying at in Observatory anyway :) By Tuesday afternoon we were ready for the our next adventure. Back packs packed, sleeping bags purchased, an early nights sleep, off we ...

The past few nights all wrapped into one

A travel blog entry by callent

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... multiple wings. It also had a historical look to it. Once the tour began, we watched some documents about how they used stray dogs to practice heart transplants - I believe they did 48 - then Barnard performed the first heart transplant on a human in 1967. The donor was a 25 year old girl named Denise who was declared brain dead after a car accident. The first heart transplant was a success but the man died 18 days later from many different previous issues that he had. ...

First Step on the Continent!

A travel blog entry by larafunk

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... me angry that he was the one voicing his intent of forgiveness, and not the other well around.



These feelings of despair and frustration were only amplified when our group went to see a famous South African play called Mies Julie. Originally banned from being shown in South Africa, the play depicts a love affair between a black and a white soon after Apartheid. Using the human body as the site of ...

All the way to the south of South Africa!

A travel blog entry by pioneers2012

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... Reading the stories of all those affected individuals made us realise again what was happening in South Africa only a while ago.

After a day full of history and sightseeing we headed back home and made a yummy rice dish with lots and lots of vegetables – nom nom nom. And that was the beginning of quite an epic night, night that we shall all remember…

In Linda’s words, peace out.

xoxo

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Location

This hotel, located on 10 Upper Mountain Rd, Somerset West, is near Vergelegen Estate, Erinvale Golf Club, and Cedarberg Wilderness Area.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Golden Hill Guest House Somerset West

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding