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... have wonderful examples of glass dating from the 1st century. Unfortunately for us all the wineries closed and we headed back to organize for our departure the next day and another wonderful dinner. This time we both had a rack of lamb in an old renovated house on Dorp Street called Helena's. Their wine was a little bit more expensive that our typical wines by the glass have been but I think that each of us had at least a 10 once glass.
Off to Nairobi to start our ...
... struck a chord' with me and we discussed our views on "getting to grips" with the South African culture. The sounds of the bush were simpler, more direct "songs" from the wildlife. The city air though does not have a song or a rhythm - Cape Town and Africa generally can be noisy, dusty but quite vibrant - its "soul" is the spoken word, shouts of greeting, calls of recognition and the constant buzz of energetic, competitive life.
... and delicatessen on site so we bought some bread for lunch. The last stop was Grand Provence which is owned by a corporate group who also own Huka Lodge at home. The grounds were lovely with more sculptures and the original building is in the Cape Dutch style. We didn't like their wines as much but then we might have had enough already.Needless to say we were feeling the strain by 2pm with no food! We also were told a lot of ...
Over this past weekend, our program, AIFS, hosted a weekend long excursion to the Cederberg Mountains.This was a weekend of firsts for me because it was my first hike in South Africa and my first wine tasting ever. We all arrived at our cabin by 6 and were immediately hit with the cold weather. The first night was all of us eating dinner around a fire and roasting marshmellows for dessert.
Saturday was eventful for all of us as we hiked one of the ...
... not buying anything! Hehehe!
Many people were seen drinking or eating outside on patio terraces. Whether they were tourists or people living here having a bite to eat because it was close to lunch time….I’ll never know but the place was crowded.
As Michel and I continued our little leisure stroll in this beautiful little town, I ...