Protea Hotel Stellenbosch
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This was our last proper day of our holiday so a lazy breakfast had been called for with Garth and Les having got up early for a game of Golf. Jon & Alison went off to investigate some wine tasting opportunities and the rest of us decided an hour's cycling around the surrounding wine estate ad vineyards would while away the time until we were …
Today we were making our last leg of the journey back towards Cape Town and to the Winelands –specifically, the Protea Hotel situated just on the outskirts of Stellenbosch. The drive across would only take about a couple of hours tops (depending on whether we took the coast road or the itineraried route over the mountain) so we could have a …
Here in Stellenbosch we had a one hour leisure time to wander the avenues in the shade of giant oak trees and beautifully preserved historic buildings with Dutch architecture. Small coffee shops, galleries, antique shops and wine bars were all inviting as we passed right next to them without stopping. Michel must have been quite proud of ...
... to take us to and from the restaurant. We had reservations at a very serious restaurant, on the grounds of a very serious winery, somewhere in the middle of some very serious vineyards, several serious miles into the back-country, so I did not want to have to worry about trying to find our way back to our hotel, driving on the 'wrong' side of the road, with the steering wheel on the 'wrong' side of the car, on ...
... the cage that I was on. It was incredible, she was so close I could have reached out and touched her. Valuing my hands, I resisted the urge and tried to just snap a picture of her. It was so exciting to be under water with the sharks. They are so gorgeous! This shark was actually gentle and you could see how gentle she was when she took the bait, she wasn't violent or aggressive, just gorgeous. We had to get out of the cage to give others ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility