The Last Word Franschhoek
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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An early start to the day found us on the bus leaving the wine region of the Cape lowlands and driving through the Hottentot Mountain Range into the wheat producing plain of South Africa. The scenery from Franschoek through to Swellendam via Franschoek mountain Pass and on to the Tradouw Pass through the next mountain range and into the Little Karoo and a semi arid desert beggars my vocabulary of superlatives. Imagine ...
... in the bush, he is a man, and everyone has a big celebration. He had not been checked for HIV in three years, so I did my first HIV test! It made it more exciting that I got to tell him he was negative for HIV. He had a good day, no STI or HIV. Oh yeah, by the way, the student did not wear gloves at all the whole time!! We were looking at staph infections and testing for HIV and she was not wearing gloves! Unbelievable! All in all, it was another good ...
... and pop to the foyer to enjoy the fruition of her project. She is beaming. Again, so are we. We love when estate owners are this casual and approachable!
This is a meal we will never forget. Never. We will still be talking about this meal when we are old and grey. For those who know their sushi (which we don’t), here’s what we had: Chiba Shu Mai, Kyoto Miso Shiru, Sashimi Seared Salmon, Niigata Udon, Ebi Tempura, ...
... stood out in contrast to the "rocky" mountains. It is Heritage Day so the Manor House on the grounds was closed for a private affair. Too bad because we were told it is worth seeing the inside. In Stellenbosch we walked through the college botanical gardens and then the old town area. On the way back to Franschhoek, we stopped at the Delaire Graff Winery which is in another ...
... drive regardless of the poor weather. Rain. Again. A dreary day but a good day. We pulled up to the large gate and entered through to reach the house. And there they were...
Bubbles, the woman who started the orphanage and runs it, greeted us along with the other children screaming "auntie." And it hasn"t stopped 5 days now..."auntie, auntie, auntie...!"
I was taken to where I would spend the following ...