DeKraal Country Lodge
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And finally, out in the parking lot there are climbing goats that live in a tower... I'm guessing they trained these goats just to mess with the minds of the drunk patrons
We ate lunch ...
This is another trip, similar to the Apartheid museum where its a weird place to have any happiness.
Unlike the Apartheid museum entry, I'm actually going to post pictures. The legacy of Madiba is one of acceptance, reconciliation, and forgiveness.
I spoke to Amy about this but I really wonder about the South Africans who were old enough to have done something about apartheid but chose to do nothing. I would have been born when apartheid ...
... been recommended by people I'd met over the last 4 months who'd been. This was one of the many wine routes and one of the most beautiful - Stellenbosch. They weren't kidding.
A gorgeous day, and a drive along the cape passing the mountain and wine farm scenery. The more inland we went the more wine farms there were. One after the other offering tours, tastings, and food markets. I can now see why we'll be mapping out a wine route for the farms we want to visit. There ...
Our first stop was Anura winery. It is a newer winery, only 12 years old, compared to many others in South Africa some of which were established in the 1800's. Although young, Anura is ranked #20 out of 720 wineries in the region. The wine was fantastic and cellar tour was educational. Great start to the morning. We stopped at Chamonix for a tasting before lunch. Beautiful landscape. They had a superb pino nior. We stopped in a cute, quaint town called Franschhoek ...
... COAST DRIVE
We drove along the penninsula coast - again awesome scenery
We stopped to take a boat ride out to seal island. It was a fun bumpy wavy ride out. Didn't see any whales (my fav) but hundreds of seals. It was challenging to take pictures on the bobbing boat.
COAST DRIVE CONT'D
Chapman's Peak Rd had spectacular scenery, hairpin turns and the ...