Val d'Or Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... never be as complex, but can produce the most delicious and fresh expressions of sparkling wine with great flavour and finesse. JP also loves Champagne; so much he even sells it as well as his wines (Follet, Tribaut and Mally for those who care about these things)!
JP took us on a quick tour of his compact winery and talked at length about his approach, vineyards and techniques. JP produces only about 45,000 bottles a year from ...
After a good breakfast we headed off for the 30 min drive to Franschhoek (French Corner). The place was jumping as Bastille Day celebrations were underway - markets, bunting, food and wine, everyone wearing red or blue berets, etc. The area was settled in the 1680s by Huguenot families escaping Catholic persecution, and their roots are still evident. There was ...
... back to Johannesburg for our last few days in Africa. Looking back on the time in Cape Town, I know we did our best to get out and do things. It was challenging travelling in a group, as well as having baby on board, and despite my frustrations I think it was a fantastic trip. I've loved getting to know Cape Town, the most beautiful city in South Africa, with such a fun bunch of ...
... R&R - we still had a BIG night ahead. Since we've been in Cape Town the bus system here has been on strike! It's been a real set back for the city in moving people around. This affected us since the mobile clinics will only go out when the city is calm. Apparently the city being under the strike is not considered "calm times" here because in some of the townships they riot. At any given moment. So our time spent in the mobile clinics has been cancelled week after week. ...
... we go to the centre of town. It is just as I remember it. Quaint, elegant and tree-lined. This town only exists because French settlers ventured this far inland to colonize the region. They brought with them their love of food and their knowledge of wine. It is like having the best of France without the worst of France. We stop at the info centre to inquire about a place to camp. I’m surprised to discover there is such a place. I call ...