Rickety Bridge Country House

MAIN ROAD (R45);, Franschhoek, Western Cape, 7690, South Africa | 4 star inn
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Travel Blogs from Franschhoek

The Last Word

A travel blog entry by tori58

... rolled in and over and up and around us, revealing the mountain in sections. The town of Franschhoek would appear then hide for a while, then the whole valley would be bathed in sunshine. The plant life although winter wax quite extensive changing from Fynbos to the mountain rocky stuff. but all very familiar. Down just in time for a quick change ...

From Cape of Good Hope to land of good wine

A travel blog entry by alexanderdrury


... with fantastic results.

With our bellies full of a larger than intended lunch, we started the drive north-east to our next destination, the small town of Franschoek in the heart of the winelands. Driving in this part of South Africa is very easy; the roads are very straight, well-maintained, most have a hard shoulder that can be used to let others overtake, and there’s very little on them. Our rapid progress meant that we began to notice a new palette of ...

Class has begun!

A travel blog entry by south_africa_11

Today was our fourth day of class. Monday we had a very interesting lecture about the introduction to South Africa's history, I learned a LOT. Tuesday we went on a field trip (chayeah!) to Robben Island. Wednesday we talked about race and racism in Stellenbosch, which got the native Afrikaans quite fired up with what the lecturer had to say and began a quite intense conversation that went a half hour into our lunch! The topics being discussed reminded me a lot ...

Great food, wine and more gardens in Stellenbosch

A travel blog entry by davenpod


... students having fun.

For dinner, we returned to Rust en Vrede for what was the BEST meal of the whole trip. We had four courses, plus the free amuse bouche, plus several wines perfectly paired with their food. The sommalier was very, very good at his job! In addition to being the best tasting food, it also had the best presentation. An overall climbing to the peak of Mount Culinaria, as Robert says.

Back Online ! Fun in Franschhoek!

A travel blog entry by andydonald


... on the pricey side! On Saturday evening, we had a walk along the main street, which was more or less completely deserted! Most restaurants were very empty so we decided to go to one of the two pubs. We ended up being the only couple in the pub on he main street - very strange. According to the locals it's due to it being very early in the the season, the fact that it's just after the World Cup, or the recession, but this was one of the quietest places we have been ...

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This 4 star inn, located on MAIN ROAD (R45);, Franschhoek, is near Huguenot Memorial Museum, Dieu Donne, Chamonix, and Bellingham.
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