Protea Hotel Riempie Estate
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... instead of the newer Huguenot Tunnel on N1. Just beautiful! The Tunnel shortened the trip by 7 miles and is supposed to still offer scenic views.
As we headed to the Breede River Valley and Worcester, there were still lots of vines, apparently for table grapes and one quarter of South Africa's wine. Again Worcester was less touristy than Franschoek. Just outside Worcester (68 miles east of Cape ...
... We saw 'lovers lane’ where the male cheetahs were released down to see if any females are interesting as well as some other rescued cheetahs that are there only for a home. We also went to the tiger breeding centre where there were 3 tigers (1 orange, 2 white). The 2 white tigers had recently been separated but were still flirting away so they were allowed back in together whilst we were there and we actually saw them breeding: tiger ...
... farms and houses in this area near Addo Park, but this was a good one, recommended, a citrus farm, great breakfast with home-made cheese, honey and jam. Nice restaurant a few km away for evening meal.
Storms River settlement is just a collection of hotels and guest houses, including a backpackers. Many have restaurants, and there is a grocery store, though it closed early. The petrol station down the highway at the bridge has ...
... to speckles and freckles who were surprisingly unresponsive (
lazy) though speckles did try wearing it as a hat for a while. We then
took one to the Meerkats and Bambam was loving it, pulling the claws off
and digging for the meat. We decided to try prickles the porcupine with
the last crab and he was very keen, taking it straight into his little
house to eat :) Seemed it was with getting wet for :)
... barbequed) on request in the hostel, but the Swartberg Pass is a worthwhile day-trip from the town.
The hostel organised a mountain biking excursion where they would take you and a bike up to the top of the pass, 54km from the town, and leave you there. I would not have wanted to attempt this on my own given my lack of stamina, and the lack of tarmac or indeed barriers on the road, but there was another British guy paired ...