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- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Non-smoking hotel
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... Africa. Not only does it survive without being watered, but it produces enough grapes for about twenty bottles of wine each year. These bottles are auctioned off for charity.
This hotel is part of an area known as Heritage Square. The entire area was marked for demolition in the 1960s for use as a parkade but was eventually sold to private business and restored. Our hotel was originally a private residence then became a boarding house, a machinery store, a ...
... tasted along with us. She was captivating and had great knowledge and strong opinions that were expertly delivered.
After that, well it was time for great food! Peter had already got the fires burning and produced the most delicious Yellow Tail with a delicious sauce for our first course. This was closely followed by a second plate brimming in the finest steak – flat iron medium rare and sirloin with béarnaise sauce accompanied by fat ...
... any justice to this place. Beyond fears and a few tears, ear popping and sweaty hands, we are all in awe. Life is amazing! This is amazing!
We had lunch at the top including Ostrich and a new fruit called pepadew, which is ... peppery and spicy hot! We hiked as far as we could with out me hyperventilating and then made our way back down!
Have I mentioned yet that everyone we meet is kind and friendly and just a pleasure to speak to? Tourists are polite but the ...
... which along with the backdrop of table mountain were an incredible first sight to start our trip. We started to walk up through the gardens but hadn't anticipated how steep the incline would be just for that bit alone. We were already out of breathe and half way through our water. Great. Finally we got to where we believed the bottom of the easy route started. Wrong. I suppose a clue should have been in the sign at the bottom of the route which read: 'Please do not climb ...
... in the dark, although there aren’t the sheer drops there either.
After we came down from the mountain, we headed in and did laundry and just hung out for a while, enjoying our last evening together.
This morning we got up and I showered and made breakfast and packed. We drove to the airport, where I finally lost my scissors to security. I made it through Santiago, Madrid, Heathrow and Johannesburg airport with the ...