Travel Blogs from Franschhoek
... If you ask me, not enough time was given here to explore the place! But then we weren’t here for that…..we were for the wine tasting!
We were now on our way to a town called Paarl. Along the scenic route, beautiful mountain ranges and vineyards were seen again decorating the landscape! At least, this ...
... and 13 different wines, get back in the car, repeat. We had asked about taxis upon arrival but received politely quizzical looks. “Things are a little more relaxed here” we were told. “If they arrested everyone over the limit the town would be empty, yaar!” Lyndsey stepped up and offered me a Ridgway Rovers Tour package, which involved her driving and drinking a little less(?!) than me. It’s an addictive activity, and in a few hours we visited ...
With exams behind us (for better or worse) and a wide-open weekend with no homework stretched before us, we decided we'd spend the entire weekend in Cape Town, where we’d cross things like hiking table mountain, visiting bo kaap, and watching the sun set over the water front off of our bucket lists.
Thursday I also had an interview with the HOPE alternative spring break program at Stonehill, as I am HOPEing (hahaha) to go to another service trip this ...
I originally gave this entry its title due to its tremendous length- I guess I've had a lot on my mind this week! But it is kind of about war and peace too. Or at least about conflicts and struggling and learning and love.
Tuesday’s Truth Commissions class commenced with the professor "checking-in" with everyone about how their time abroad as been thus far. He managed to sum it up in one sentence. “Nobody been mugged, and everyone have internet ...
... motto of the weekend. Then some of the group had to head back to Stellenbosch, so we all headed out. Those of us that didn’t have anywhere to be headed back into the village for coffee, and then enjoyed a leisurely ride home, singing the whole way. The only radio station we could get was doing a top 40 count down, but we didn’t seem to know very many of the songs, so we just sang whatever popped into our heads.
We had a few ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center