Travel Blogs from Somerset West
... arid. We headed northwards towards Graaf Reinet, on a road that didn't deviate for 20 miles at a stretch. We were almost alone on the road. Graaf Reinet we stayed in, the first time we came to South Africa. A strange little town right out in the desert with nowhere near it less than a couple of hours drive, overhung by great red jagged hills. The town centre is very colonial and quaint, but most of the rest of it is rather shabby. We had a sedate cup of coffee at a sedate ...
After spending the morning in Stellenbosch town centre we decided to head out to one of the Vineyards with an incredible view.
This afternoon we went to Waterkloof Wine Estate a Vineyard on the outskirts of Stellenbosch, heading towards the Coast.
Different from most Vineyards, they still Farm the hills with Horse and Plough and use traditional methods.
Needless to say we found the Horse pretty quickly!!
Thanks to Gran for the great ...
... satellites, GPS and all sorts of things in the modern world.
We went on further up the coast to watch the sea pounding the rocks, the seals, and eventually up to see the whales. Unfortunately they were quite a way off shore, so no pics.
Went back to Kleinmont for tea, where we saw more weavers building their nests.
I leave it to Ttrevor (or any other bird lovers) to add the names of the birds I've missed out
... foot rigid steps. Some troopers were doing it though. Kootos to them! Beautiful sight to see.
After getting back to our bus, we were taken to Camps Bay. Whoa! Fancy Fancy! We all just got done scaling a mountain and they brought us there?!! We all we sweaty and wearing exercise clothes. Not appropriate for the environment we were thrown into. But we were all very hungry and thirsty so we just wanted to enjoy the marine view with seals ...
Before leaving I had a chat with my hosts of the Farr Out B&B, friendly hosts! They showed me also the room in the tipi tent...I might go and visit them again after the race, while they have a hot tub with a beautiful view. Can be nice to recover from the race! Today it was the latest part of the road trip! I decided to drive through the ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Aguia Negra Somerset West
Other places to stay in Somerset West
CNR Main Road (M9) & Broadway Boulevard (R44) Roads, Somerset West | 3 star hotelfrom $60
Lourensford Road, Somerset West | 4 star hotelfrom $76
01 Morgenster Avenue, Somerset West | 4 star hotelfrom $104
8 Waveren Avenue, Somerset West | Hotelfrom $63
Jigger ave, Somerset West | Hotelfrom $73