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Travel Blogs from Somerset West
... down-hill fast. For no amount of money would I want to live there!!
And so to bed after a nice shower, we read our books for a while as by now I was dying to read a few more chapters of my Jack Reacher book - this guy's my ultimate hero.
Goodnight readers, until the next chapter of our adventure
Tomorrow we're off to the Kalahari, a 5 hour drive north east from Keetmanshoop close to Mariental..
written Bank Holiday Monday 6th May
... guy, with stories about wild African animals. He asked which we saw in the park and we obliged with our findings.
Hotel. Drop off. Check in. Good night!
Note from Lisa because I have a couple of observations not included in Bill's narrative, mainly having to do with the attached photos. FIrst off, the banana plantations were amazing. They went on as far as the eye could see. In a strange way, it reminded me of the cornfields ...
... So me and the bloke (who was a bit weird I must say) walked into the airport, after saying bye to his mum and dad who I felt I'd known for years! We talked in the car on the way there and I nearly cried as they asked if my mum and dad were missing me and were proud of my trip!!! Wow, not a good time to ask that!!! I didn't cry though just nearly... They were very sorry about dad of course but thought that today's activities were a great homage to him and ...
... sneeze at, the drive from Stellenbosch to Somerset West was not nearly as scenic as the second part or our drive from Somerset West to Hermanus. From Stellenbosch, we took Route 44 about 20 km (12 ½ miles) south to Somerset.
We passed more vineyards, some nice middle-class residential areas, a few shopping centers, and one ranch that appeared to be raising wildebeests and zebras. At one point ...
Tuesday... We met our tour guide Garth at 8am and started a full day of touring. The weather was, well, rainy off and on throughout the day. Our first stop was a lookout on the road toward "Lion's Head" which is part of Table Mountain. The view of the entire bay and most of the city is quite incredible. We learned how the early settlers channeled water from the top of the mountain to a reservoir below. The reservoir dates to the 1800's. We continued our ...
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Other places to stay in Somerset West
CNR Main Road (M9) & Broadway Boulevard (R44) Roads, Somerset West | 3 star hotelfrom $73
Lourensford Road, Somerset West | 4 star hotelfrom $86
01 Morgenster Avenue, Somerset West | 4 star hotelfrom $97
8 Waveren Avenue, Somerset West | Hotelfrom $75