Le Franschhoek Hotel
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We arrived in Franschhoek (means French Corner), about 45 minutes east of Cape Town. It is in the heart of South Africa's wine country. And beautiful it is! They sure know how to make rock mountains here. Franschhoek is nestled in a horse shoe of towering rock edifices and the valley floor is matted with vineyards and grand wineries. The vineyards …
This year sure has been amazing! I can't put into words how fortunate I feel to have such a great life and such wonderful people in it. A reflection of my 25th year! Countless weddings full of love and friends! I met several of burkes close friends as we started to travel. Great to finally meet the people I hear so many good things about! A big highlight was skiing for 2 weeks in beavercreek and vail! It was great to have Helen and Matt to ski with. I feel like I'm finally getting ...
Weather better today - sunny and no wind! B&B still freezing cold, though. Instead of going straight to Franschhoek, we headed north to Tulbagh. This was a bit of a detour, but well worth it. The scenery is stunning, with open plains backed by high mountains. Tulbagh has a very pretty Victorian street, with lots of white historic buildings. Stopped at a Belgian café for coffee and ended up having a superb dish of scallops ...
... ending and exams beginning. I have three term papers due within the next couple of weeks, and each one is supposed to be upwards of 15 pages! So I’m trying to just get things done step by step instead of thinking of the 45 pages I’m supposed to write in the next 2 weeks!
On another note, lately I’ve been realizing how interesting it can be to be the only American among a group of South African or even European students. I tried to explain the concept ...
... a little of the shine off it for him. After our tasting – the scenery was spectacular - he left with a bottle of “Big Easy”, a cap & a photo beside the winery sign. A fine finish to a day that didn’t start well.
Tuesday Aug 24
· Vine Hopper tour today. The bus visits 6 wineries, so we were pleased we were being picked up & dropped off at ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLe Franschhoek Hotel
A few miles out of town, this is a nice place, but we would rather have been closer in to town.
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