The Beautiful West

Helderberg College Road 136, Somerset West, Western Cape, 7130, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Somerset West

Mother City

A travel blog entry by jodeebodee


... 16 families in the space of my last apartment. They only pay the equivalent of 5 dollars rent a month but it was nuts to see how small of a space they live in. Then we moved into the renovated apartments to see the difference once they are fixed up and there is just one family per unit. Next we walked through some of the nicer houses to the shacks. Here we saw the communal toilets and got to go into a little shack pub for the local homemade beer. It was much better then the ...

I left some tears in Africa today...

A travel blog entry by drbrew-gvsu


... More tears.  Today was just one of those days that I'm so proud of what I'm doing, grateful to my students for experiencing it alongside me and saddened by all the things we take for granted in the US.  After lunch we still had a packed day ahead. We spent the first part of the afternoon touring the Manenberg Clinic. This is where we gave vaccinations last week, but today we had a more in-depth tour of what the clinic does for the community. The clinic is run ...

A post holiday overview from Richard!

A travel blog entry by holyoake_key

... great sunset views, plus great food, saw us spending three nights of chilled down-time, interspersed with some very interesting side tours.

We had a cheerful “safari” in little jeeps to see “black buck, black buck”, a black Impala with horns of a gemsbok! Followed by a visit to a traditional Bishnoi Village and meeting the village elder and his wife, really rural, and really traditional, and highly spiritual. Amazing that they still co-exist ...

Day 1 - Ikhayalethemba

A travel blog entry by pngufor


... child runs to the door and shouts so loud that with my back to the door, I am startled. This little girl, had a lot of energy and was known to be quite difficult to handle. It was story time and we had to read a book to each of the children. After refusing to greet me at the beginning, this little girl picked up her storybook and gave it to me to read. As she sat next to me, I could not help but notice a large scar in the middle of her head. ...

Great White's and Table Mountains

A travel blog entry by dougsgoodlife


... long street is the place to be seen until the wee hours which we had quite a few just watch your purses & wallets three girls that were in our group had either money or cellphone stolen right in front of their eyes.

If I had to choose ...


This hotel, located on Helderberg College Road 136, Somerset West, is near Vergelegen Estate, Erinvale Golf Club, and Cedarberg Wilderness Area.
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TripAdvisor Reviews The Beautiful West Somerset West

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding