Rivierbos Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... 1. Chenin Blanc 2014 13.5%
A four star wine in Platters for the previous vintage. From vines with an average age of 35 years on decomposed granite and sandstone soils. Grapes from the different soil types are fermented separately with the decomposed granite bringing lime and minerality and the sandstone more tropical fruit and structure (apparently). Aged on lees for six months with no wood aging.
Pale, lemon and clear. ...
... the right person. Very interesting way to get to know the group and peoples' habits but tough when you don't really know anyone on the first night! 5) The village bar: Didn't make it here until my last night in Muizenberg. This is the local dive bar located right next to Palmer house. There is a funny smell like old cigarettes and beer, plus the locals. It was entertaining to have a beer and watch some characters play pool but I won't miss it too much. 6) TV show watching on ...
... Stellenbosch, the wine capital of SA. Here you will find the most expensive land in SA ranging from $40,000 to $45million Rand per hectare. ($4,000-$4.5 million dollars) South Africa exports approx 95 million litres of wine per year. It was settled by Dutch (led by Simon VanderStell) who started vineyards here. It's a beautiful little town with a university and a lot of heritage "Cape Dutch" buildings. Continuing down the road ...
... of view the Cape of Good Hope is connected with names of two Portuguese.
- In 1488, Bartholomeu Diaz reached and rounded the southern tip of Africa. Since he was very nearly shipwrecked he called his triumphant discovery the Cape of Storms. King John II of Portugal, foreseeing the realization of the long-sought passage to India, gave it the enduring name the Cape of Good Hope.
- In 1498, Vasco da Gama sailed from Natal (East Cape, South Africa) ...
... grocery shopping and cooking all together.
Back home at Randolph-Macon I participate in a few organizations so I decided to join a few here, only they call them societies. So far, I've signed up for the Wine Culture Society, the Berg- en Toerklub (the hiking society), and lastly habitat for humanity. I've heard back from the WCS and hiking society so I am really excited about being involved with those. ...