Travel Blogs from Stellenbosch
... white washed buildings with thatched roofs looked like something from a postcard with the blue skies and mountains behind them. Walking among this, the art galleries, wine and champagne bars and coffee shops - at that moment I was a million miles from the South American streets I'd walked upon but was loving it in a very different way. You coudn't not fall in love with the place it's just stunning. The avenues of trees with the prominent white church at the end of the ...
... to get back on the truck!
It was just a few hours to our next destination, Stellenbosch, in the heart of the wine country. The scenery was stunning with vineyards spreading as far as the eye could see through the valleys of the mountains. We arrived in town in the early afternoon and had the luxury of checking in to our dorm rooms that were to be our beds for the next two nights. Stellenbosch is a quaint town with an old Dutch feel to it. We spent the ...
... is called Goats Do Roam and you can get it at Trader Joe's!! They also had a wine called The Goatfather, also available at Trader Joe's. That one was probably my favorite, second to the Fairview Barbera. After we chose our 6 wines to try, they gave us an extremely sweet wine to go taste the cheese with. They had 8 types of cheese for us to try and normally I am not a cheese person at all but I tried all of them and I didn't like a few of them but ...
... bed with two grown men sleeping. Catherine recently had her 3rd stroke at the age of 57yrs. She was bed ridden and Bobby asked if we'd help bathe her. This is a typical task of a community health worker so we agreed to help. Bobby told us they'd been married 40 years and how much he loved her. He must have thanked us 10 times for helping and it was so genuine I could have cried. Looking around, not a drop of food to be seen. Four adults, one ...
... a racialized attitude toward all aspects of life.
For example, it is frequently stated, by highly placed officials of all political parties and the dominant religion, that only a Muslim can be prime minister of Malaysia. No one publicly questions this. Anyone saying that only a black person could be president of South Africa would be called to account as racist.
A suicide is reported in a Malaysian neighbourhood -- almost ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet