Schoone Oordt Country House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... the ocean(s).
From there it was back up the road to Swellendam which is nestled up against the Langeberge mountains. Lots af hiking and other adventures to do there but not really at this time of year and when we arrived it was beginning to rain. So, instead of a walk, we had tea and cake in front of the library fireplace as we checked in and retreated to our very lovely room with ...
... morning before breakfast, and it took me a few minutes to get into the 40+ degree temperatures. We got chatting to a few of the other bathers and I challenged a kid to jump into the adjacent cold swimming pool which he did… and realised that it was only fair that I did it too. FREEZING!!! Jumping in a cold pool is hard enough as it is. However ...
... left the name and continued fixing the dilapidated building. His friends would stop by for a chat, having a few beers and throwing in a couple of chops on the fire. During one of these evenings, someone suggested: "Why don't you just open a pub?". And he did."
Since then Ronnie has had visitors from all over the world. It has become a regular pit stop for bikers, the local people and ...
Setting off again we
passed several old cottages which reminded me of Rabbie Burns
cottage. The difference here was that they were old fishermens
cottages. Driving on a bit further we then passed a few road signs
indicating beware of tortoise. Thats different. As we then drove on
we heard an ...
... things away and left both the mattress and sleeping bag out to dry, I enjoyed a lovely hot shower. Dad was waking up when I returned complaining of a wet tent - the outside being wet! The birds really came out now and were certainly not weary of us flying around and settling on the camp chairs. The sun soon burnt the mist off.
We ventured out on an excellent short 8 km walk along the Breede River in the National Park, which dad really ...