Mont Rochelle Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... farms Lockerby and the present Boschendal.
Auberge Clermont was originally part of the farm Champagne, which was granted to Abraham de Villiers in 1694. He later also owned the farms Lockerby and the present Boschendal.
The farm has changed hands and names a number of times over the years, and is now owned by Chris & Su Everson. Interestingly, Su, whose maiden name is ...
... in the bush, he is a man, and everyone has a big celebration. He had not been checked for HIV in three years, so I did my first HIV test! It made it more exciting that I got to tell him he was negative for HIV. He had a good day, no STI or HIV. Oh yeah, by the way, the student did not wear gloves at all the whole time!! We were looking at staph infections and testing for HIV and she was not wearing gloves! Unbelievable! All in all, it was another good ...
... We are rewarded. We have an eight-course meal and a bottle of Glenwood’s unwooded c******nay. As the night evolves, we are invited to sit at the counter where he prepares the food so we can watch him preparing the salmon that will go into our dishes this evening. He’s had it flown in today from Norway.
Before placing knife to fish, he rests his hands over the life that has been sacrificed and says thanks. Before starting ...
Next we headed to Graham Beck for a sample of still wine and sparkling wine. Kristin enjoyed the still wines, and seemed at all wineries that she was particuarly fond of the nasty sweet wines. There's no account for some people's taste, but hey, it's her birthday, so she got a PASS today! Besides, I was in a wheelchair and was afraid she'd dump me into the pond or over the hill if I said anything to her. She has already threatened ...
... we head to Stellenbosch to have a night out. Because of the big university there are many young people around and Stellenbosch has many clubs and restaurants.
Next day we do some more wine tasting at Asara. The owner of Asara is german and his wine collection is open to the public. I get a tour around the wine cellar and it's huge. Everything is South African wines collected since the eighties. Wines older than that have gone bad because the ...