Swellendam Backpackers Adventure Lodge

5 Lichtenstein Street, Swellendam, Western Cape, 6740, South Africa | Hotel
Prices starting from $37.00
 

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Glamping, Nat Parks, Dew, Blood & Gooners

A travel blog entry by rupertcdean

5

... to act like a sponge. Needless to say I did not get much sleep.


In the morning the mist hung low over the campsite. I awoke to see a guinea fowl staring at me, before waddling off into the bush. Dad was still snoring, but as I was so wet, I was up quickly. The only other camper, an older lady trudged quietly past me and caught me answering the call of nature. She scowled as she walked off to the ablution blocks.


After I had ...

Halfway stop to Cape Town on Route 62

A travel blog entry by henkofthesky

9

I decided to take Route 62 to Cape Town and stay over at the "Warmwaterberg Spa" on a friend's recommendation. I have not slept in a caravan in 20 years. It is not expensive either and the spa water is around 40 Deg C. I stopped at Ronnie's Sex Shop just down the road. Really just a bar with a reputation, judging by the lingerie stapled to the ceiling. The scenery between Barrydale and Robertson is really pretty and a must ...

The Dutch in South Africa

A travel blog entry by origabe

21

Swellendam is the fourth oldest town in the Republic of South Africa. When the Dutch East India Company established a replenishment station at the Cape in 1652, trade continued inland as far as Swellendam. In 1743 Swellendam was declared a magisterial district, the fourth oldest in South Africa. This outlying settlement soon became ...

De Hoop Nature Reserve

A travel blog entry by origabe

21

De Hoop Nature Reserve is a nature reserve on the southern tip of Africa. It is one of the components of the "Cape Floral Region Protected Areas" World Heritage Site. It is flanked by another protected area, the De Hoop Marine Protected Area, a three nautical mile stretch.

The vegetation De Hoop Nature Reserve is part of the world's smallest and most threatened plant kingdom, known as the Cape Floral Kingdom. The reserve also ...

Sick in Swellendam

A travel blog entry by stevehumphreys

1

... getting sick, and I've always thought that if something did get me, it would be something nasty. In Swellendam I somehow ended up with a case of gastroenteritis, so ended up staying here for about five days, mostly going backwards and forwards between bed and the toilet. Not very pleasant! Ended up seeing a doctor for a course of antibiotics which sorted it out pretty quickly though.

I was definitely ready to move on by this point...
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