Lavender Farm Guest House Franschhoek
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... when our driver arrived early at the hotel and mistakenly picked up a Dutch couple who were waiting for a different tour. After a while they realised their mistake and returned to the hotel. No harm done. We visited a couple of vineyards via the "Franschhoek Wine Tram" which was a little disappointing. No commentary and it was a bus, not the tram shown ...
... to see Table Mountain above the clouds - so pretty.
We were delivered to the airport in time for our 3 pm flight to Capetown. Our guide there, Gordon Jacobs, picked us up in a minibus with a trailer for our luggage. We then drove to Franschhoek in the wine region, about an hour's drive from the airport. What a difference in landscape - here it is lush green and the vineyards and mountains surround our ...
... strike up a fun conversation with the two guys at the table next to us. They offer us suggestions for tomorrow and the next day, for which we thank them. We take copious notes so we can plan a suitable route. At the end of the tasting, we tell the lady how much we’ve enjoyed it. She tells us to follow her. She guides us to a narrow spiral staircase that takes us below ground.
We are entering their cellars. It’s a long, ...
... South African eaterie but I just couldnt avoid the 500g T-Bone steak which was duly polished off. Linda had Sprinbok and a pasta dish.
This morning we went to another vineyard La Petit Dauphine for a coffee to chill for a while. We then strolled up through Franschoek which has real character. Lunch under the vines followed at the Moreson Vineyard where ...
... a bubbly from South Africa to toast his inaguration, just as Nelson Mandela. There are literally hundreds of wineries, or wine farms as they call them, in the regions of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl, and you could spend weeks hitting them all up. We took a day trip in with our local guides and friends, Veronica and Rita, who knew their way around.
Our first stop was at a small, more private winery called Meerlust, who had a history ...