Rivierbos Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Stellenbosch
... the rock mountains to the east and the surrounding vineyards in every other direction - very boutique and pretty in an almost European sense. Temperatures are challenging ie freakin freezing - despite our wind proof / rain proof jackets. Again, the disparity was apparent when we accidentally took a wrong turn and witnessed the slums of the outer area of the town. Shameful. It is so ...
Today's activities started with a joint decision to have a very light breakfast. So a 15 minute stroll down the hill from our hotel looking for a LIGHT breakfast ended up with eggs benedict and bacon and eggs. A walk through the botanical gardens (beggars as usual) and government area. The first squirrel I saw was cute. The next thousand weren't as cute! So with that light breakfast we grabbed some even lighter sandwiches (yes Di from Woolworths!) and back up to the hotel. By this ...
... sorted us out with some cushions for the pool beds and I fell asleep - nothing to do with the wine! I was awoken at 6.30pm by Jackie, allegedly snoring loudly! now in the shade and freezing cold. We weren't hungry and didn't feel like going out, so me made do with coffee, some of Betty's homemade flapjacks, then more wine, whilst we considered our ongoing travels. Maybe it was the wine, but in a moment of madness, I booked a room at the iconic Table Bay Hotel at ...
... poor choice to wear sandals in the freezing cold, the safari was incredible. We even got to pet a baby rhino! After having lunch at the reserve, we headed back to the lodge, but our awesome bus driver Donald stopped and showed us the prison where Mandela was finally released after his 27 years of incarceration.
For dinner, we went to a restaurant called Mama Africa, and ...
... new home and let us all go inside and take a look. Her name was Hazel. We then went to a cresche (daycare). The kids were so cute! They sang for us, and we joined in on a few songs. We also blew bubbles for the kids, which they loved! Their faces lit up when we started. They were adorable!!! After that, we left to go back to our hostel. We had the rest of the night free so we explored more of Stellenbosch. My group ended up at a Lebanese restaurant for dinner. ...