Papyrus Lodge

Winery Road, Stellenbosch, Western Cape, 7135, South Africa | Hotel

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Getting a Bit Sloshed in the Wine Region

A travel blog entry by cats-adventures


18th July – Wine tour to Stellenbosch

Most people know that I don't like wine and pretty much only ever choose to drink it is I’m planning on getting drunk. So there was an aim to the day; for me to find a wine I liked whilst getting drunk! Laura and Rich being the connoisseurs of wine, their aim was to simply enjoy and drink. An easy aim for an easy day with the Wine Flies wine tour company.

We were ...

We started from the bottom now we here

A travel blog entry by callent

... champs, good luck!" … as a joke. I helped for a good laugh a time or two.

The view from the top was something I will never forget. Everywhere you turned, there was nature in its purest and most beautiful form catching your eye. There was a place on the edge of the mountain, overlooking the city of Cape Town, and I felt like I could live in that spot forever. There wasn’t enough time in the day to be able to spend looking out on the ...

The Hard Questions in Life

A travel blog entry by larafunk


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What was most interesting was our discussions and lectures on the struggle for Afrikaner identity in a post-Apartheid South Africa. We learned that the white Afrikaners have a long history of struggle—back from the resistance to the British and the Boer War, and then for recognition and power, which they sought to have through the policies of Apartheid.

It put me in a moral ...

Soup Kitchen, Springbok and Sharks.....

A travel blog entry by sbgibbons


... in at 3am, then had to be up at 4am to drive 2 hours to the place, urrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrghhhh i wanted to die!

It was AMAZING though. You travel for 15 mins on the boat then a guy mixes up a lovely concoction of fish guts and sea water and throws it in the water to attract the shark. At the same time another guy is thowing a giant tuna head, attached to a rope into the water as a visual target. We only had to wait about 20 mins until a shark arrived; it was about 2 meters ...

The Cape Wine Lands

A travel blog entry by proe2


... low-lying clouds giving them an intriguing, mystical aura. Nestled amongst these majestic mountains lie stunning rolling valleys dotted with vineyards and colorful wild flowers. This area is known as the Franschhoek Valley, the culinary core of the African continent. Between here and Stellenbosch (which sits about 32 kilometers south via the Helshoogte Pass), some of the world's finest wines are produced. The landscape ...

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This hotel, located on Winery Road, Stellenbosch, is near Featherbed Nature Reserve, Vergelegen Estate, Erinvale Golf Club, and Cedarberg Wilderness Area.
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