The Beautiful South
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... filled lives. It is exactly how Fremantle should be as a university town and just isn't. Great little boutique hotels and bars along with the full scale of restaurants from cheap digs to first class affairs right beside vibrant small business of all sort. No vacant shops here and the whole place a buzz with life and activity. The town is surrounded by "wine farms" the SA term for vineyards, and ragged mountains tower close by.
One of the less attractive hills ...
... really awesome things like ostrich riding, bungee jumping, and surfing - to name a few. My favorite was definitely bungee jumping because after you jump off a bridge 216 meters high (the tallest one in the world) you feel like you can do anything. Just thinking about the experience gives me an adrenalin rush. During the fall you have two seconds of your brain thinking, "okay this isn't so bad," Then I really felt like you are just free falling and start ...
Jen and I had to run to the store this morning to grab a few items for
the day. We needed hand sanitizer, candy, garbage bags, and acrylic
paint. The store didn't open until 8:00am, so we arrived a couple of
minutes before hand. We didn't end up getting into the store until five
minutes after so we were in a bit of a time crunch. We found all of our
supplies at the Pick N Pay, except hand sanitizer, so we had to ...
... was once theirs. Aside from that we went to our first ever 'Braai' a traditional South African bbq, a very meaty affair but good fun and a chance to socialise at our favourite backpackers! Also visited a beautiful park in the middle of the city, great for chilling out in the sun, the squirrels there are like tourist's pets, everyone taking photographs of them and buying nuts to feed them! Really funny! Can't wait to get the car back on the road so we can explore more of the ...
Day 5 – late morning/early afternoon
We were now on our way to Stellenbosch via the scenic Helshoogte Pass in the heart of the South African wine industry boasting great beauty.
Wow! Wow, wow were the words I kept muttering inside of me while constantly taking pictures along the way! What I was seeing outside the window was so beautiful ...