Roosenwijn Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Outdoor pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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The drive from Oudtshoorn was long but as with all the driving in the Western Cape it was good roads and varied scenery. We didn't stop very often but did one stop in the middle of nowhere. There is a pub and well known landmark. The story is that Ronnie was opening a pub and the sign was up for Ronnie' Shop on 2 lines. Just before the pub opened friends added an additional word after Ronnie so now it is known as Ronnie's Sex Shop and has signed bras and panties decorating the ...
... of the coastline. The sea was quite rough with huge waves and there were surfers everywhere! There are designated shark and whale watchers as now is the time of year when they come to shore. We next arrived at Simonstown which was a British Naval Base . This was a beautiful spot with lovely beaches and some beautiful buildings ! The high spot however were the penguins! We were able to watch them nesting and with their young on the ...
... style and extreme use of colour.
We had taken one of the wine tour drives through the Stellenbosch wine region. Passing huge well tended estates with imposing gated entrances. Vineyards, pristine in their autumn shades, stretching to the horizon. Others much smaller, less formal, looking old and tired, the vines (whilst well tended) looking long past their prime. The plains and lower north facing slopes of vines and fruit ...
... these places were amazing beautiful lookouts and I got to see the Atlantic Ocean and take tons of pictures. It was awesome. I saw a lot of water and beaches and rocks and blue sky but I still loved it. At one of the spots (can't remember which) there was a whole street of vendors with their tents selling all kinds of African crafts and jewelry. I bought a very pretty bracelet that I'm obsessed with. That was the third bracelet I've bought for myself. ...
... but it actually turned into one of our best days in South Africa. The scenic picture stops were many and roadside pit stops at places like Ronnie's sex shop provided just the right touch of grime.
Stellenbosch is a colonial era university town in the heart of the wine country. The wineries are the main draw and we hit a bunch today. Not being ones to spit out our wine during tasting, the day got happier and happier as it progressed. ...