Plumwood Inn

11 Cabriere Street, Franschhoek, Western Cape, 7690, South Africa | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $91.00

Travel Blogs from Franschhoek

The day I was born!

A travel blog entry by burkeandcindy


... making champagne, C******nay and Pinot noir. He went on telling us his family history which was very amusing! He said his grandmother made him a brandy cake for his 6th birthday! His family grew up loving wine and the process of making such a beautiful drink! I could look around the room and every woman's eyes were entranced by this gorgeous man! Burke made a comment, "I bet he has a hard time with the ladies"! It was very clear that ...

Gum trees and rabbits.

A travel blog entry by ianandsuejones


... introduced rabbits which have subsequently destroyed the fauna on the island.   A Sth African lady suggested that they chop all the trees down for the guide to only then explain that they attract over 200 hundred species of bird life to the island.  They really can't get over Hershelle Gibbs dropping the World Cup can they? The stories continued to flow making our tour of the jail drastically short.  The tours are conducted by inmates who recall their experiences in the jail and ...

The count down is on....

A travel blog entry by spongebobsquad


OK so there's only 1,2,3,4,5, 6.... days to go and counting and as usual the De Graaf and Troth contingency is almost there, well maybe not really but you're never quite sure. We still have things to do - packing the house, moving the house bits and pieces on the truck - (known as Spongebob for all of those who have not yet heard). Christened as such by the boys because of it's bright yellow colour and square ...

Wedding Time

A travel blog entry by libby_alistair


... 3 times over the next 2 weeks.

After a few wedding admin items, we popped in the car for Stellenbosch to get ready for the wedding! Driving around Cape Town and up to Stellenbosch reminded us so much of home. Very similar flora (eucalyptus trees, jacarandas, etc), but the mountains and the vineyards made a spectacular backdrop and very different combination from anywhere at home.

We stayed 2 nights in ...

It takes a village...

A travel blog entry by sarahinsoafrica


... his car. I decided to risk it anyway, asking if he happened to be free. He wasn’t- but I guess he sensed the panic in my voice, because he persuaded me to tell him what was wrong. I guess my frantic “WE DON’T HAVE TORTILLAS!” was not what he was expecting. But I explained the situation, and he told us that the grocery store closed in ten minutes, but that’d we’d make it, and to get in his car and to please be careful not slam the ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 11 Cabriere Street, Franschhoek, is near Huguenot Memorial Museum, Dieu Donne, Chamonix, and Bellingham.
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