Head South Lodge
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Swimming pool
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The last stop of the day was a tour of Zevenwacht Winery. We had a wine tasting and a tour of the cellar. Surprisingly the wines were all delicious (except for one oaky white) and cheap! Prices ranged from $4.80 to $8.50 a bottle. And- if you bought a case you get 10% off that. Can you say "I'll take one of each?" That was one great thing about South Africa - Wine was $4-8 a bottle everywhere.
Our last day was spent on a Big Bus going ...
... walk up to the light house. Anthony, Mike and I almost suffered like three individual heart attacks trying to climb up the steep slope. It was all worth it once we got to the top. I even climbed the rock and got a nice pic of myself - thanks Anthony.
I rapidly started to go down hill after the light house visit. I was very tired and didn't feel like going out to eat that night. I immediately went to bed when I got ...
... and Bernie had flown out early that morning for Botswana. With two major sporting events and two hundred sundowners between us it was time to part ways. On they headed to Botswana for a week of Safari and for us, we were free agents for 8 days before our own overland adventure. Hmmm, no itinerary and we could do whatever want, how fabulous! Where should we go and what should we do? Why, let's go back to Stellenbosch and try the 127 wineries we didn't get to, although this time with the hire ...
... prison including the courtyard, the high security cell block, which included Nelson Mandela's cell, a couple of other less security cell dormitories before climbing into a bus for a and travelling part way around the Island. Since the mid 17th century, Robben Island (dutch for seal island) has been used as a prison, a leper colony, a navel base and recent in recent history, housing political prisoners. The tour was very informative and well worth the visit!
... down the beach that we realised he was a beach umbrella salesman and he had thought we had stolen his umbrella. Classic!! With that we left via a different exit from the beach.
Later that evening (feeling totally finished) we headed out for pizza with a number of Janines friends. It was an awesome way to end the day and with our upcoming bus trip a good nights sleep was definitely required.