Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate
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Today we headed back west across the Cape. This time we remembered we had an I-Touch with a mini speaker so we didn't have to listen to the state-run radio stations (4-5 stations but they all had the same broadcast--just from different locations.) Zac Brown, Kansas and Fleetwood Mac loved coming along with us.
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FANTASTIC!!!! I even kept my eyes open the whole 3500' elevation of cable car ride. The floor rotated, giving everyone a great view, although it did not allow any white knuckle grips. Ears popping but fantastic views. The temp was about 10C cooler at the top.
Table Mountain is one of the seven wonders of nature. (The Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls didn't make the ...
... in pubs 24/7.... we are only there probably 18/7!!! But I digress...). Must say its heart warming to see the pride the local people have not only of South Africa but Africa in general. Slogans, billboards, songs all reflect this with such positivity. We picked up a hire car yesterday and headed to Stellenbosch and straight to a winery tour. The weather was a bit stinky with the usual morning fog hanging about all day but hey what does it matter outside when ...
... least! This was all surprising and disappointing, but all I can do is trust that good will come from it. I planned on some glitches on a trip like this, but not like this. After all this, we went for a tour of Manenberg. It was very similar to the other townships that we already visited. One cool place we saw was the peace garden. This was a garden that was built by the community and still cared for by community volunteers. In ...
... only once and made it in 6 hours. The roads are very straight and fast. The Boathouse boutique hotel over looks Simons Town harbour. We have an amazing room with a fantastic view. Tomorrow we are going to see the penguin colony and then down to Cape ...
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