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So funny to see this little white-washed bar in the desert, in the middle of nowhere!
We read this about the history of the shop.
"Ronnie painted the name Ronnie's Shop on this cottage next to R62, planning to open a farm stall to sell fresh produce and fruit. His friends played a trick on him by changing the name to Ronnie's SEX Shop. Initially angry about the involuntary name ...
Setting off again we
passed several old cottages which reminded me of Rabbie Burns
cottage. The difference here was that they were old fishermens
cottages. Driving on a bit further we then passed a few road signs
indicating beware of tortoise. Thats different. As we then drove on
we heard an ...
... felt more confident and went to bed. My Lino ripped immediately and suddenly the thick mist and dew returned.
It was almost as wet as the first night, but despite the rip I remained mostly dry with the occasional water bath when I turned over. Dad on the other hand was strangely subdued. At 5.45am I went to look for him. I found him in the Ablution blocks where he gone for the toilet. After loosing his head torch and not taking his ...
Montagu was more of a quaint village and we stopped off at the dried fruit factory and drove around a bit. We had been advised to explore the adjacent towns of Robertson and Bonnievale. However, we found these a bit boring and there was nothing to see. It was the surrounding landscape and vineyards that were beautiful. As we were in wine country, we decided to do a wine tasting session. Tom ordered the wine ...
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 ...
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5 Lichtenstein Street, Swellendam | Hotelfrom $37