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Travel Blogs from Hout Bay
I love the winefarms and if I could go to a winefarm once a month for the rest of my life I would. I love it because it is consumable art and it makes me feel alive. Each wine farm has a distinctly unique personally, but they all have one thing in common - beauty, fresh air, and space to really breath.
Each time I drive up to a new wine farm it simply takes my breath away and I feel like a little child opening a Christmas present. And each time ...
... Beyond Knysna the terrain became more arid, and soon we were motoring along a seemingly endless, near-deserted highway through huge plantations of Cape Pine trees, the roadsides lined with a pretty strip of natural fynbos scrub, the giant erica shrubs flowering in purple, and as always a range of hazy mountains to our left. We passed through no more towns or villages, and couldn't even find a place to stop for lunch. About 2pm there was a "picnic site" - just a grubby lay-by in ...
... spelling test.Then for the rest of the morning they had to do their Afrikaans oral presentations which involved them making a cup of tea or hot chocolate in front of the class and explaining what they were doing as they did it. Very cool idea because then they get to drink the tea/hot chocolate. This took up most of the morning and then it was all me. I started with my grid lesson which was a bit rushed because the orals went much longer than planned ...
... get to the animals-
he would pull the car literally right next to them. (I have some crazy good
pics so thanks for the awesome camera Mom and Dad!) The only animals kept
separate from the rest are the elephants and lions – lions tend to kill for
“fun” rather than as a need for food so they come at a great cost to the safari
lodges. I lovedddd the safari – it was so fun looking for the animals and
trying to spot them. But if any of ...
... little something.
We took the famous and beautiful Chapman’s Peak Drive from Hout Bay over to Greg and Michelle’s in Kommetjie (pronounced kom-mick-key with the accent on the 'kom’). Greg is away this week on work but Michelle and Jamie were home so we had a nice visit with them.
Today is a very slow day, mostly spent on the Internet as Greg and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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