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... fresh fruit juice and an average salted caramel tart. I have to say I haven't been overly impressed with the food here yet but there's plenty of time to change my mind! That evening a driver from Kromco, the company I'll be working for for the next 6 weeks, picked me up and took me to my new home in Grabouw. Grabouw is about an hour away from Cape Town, just past Somerset West if you know the area.
Tune in next week to hear all about it!
... on wind sheltered, safe beaches. Their distinctive "donkey like" braying gave rise to their former name of "Jackass" Penguin. Several specie of South American Penguin have been found to make similar sounds - hence the name change to African Penguin.
Although sited very close to a residential area, it is one of the few sites where this endangered bird can be seen at close range, ...
... you can probably get away with it".
Not being one to argue we first sat down at a table to admire the view but then later moved onto the lawn (they provided pillows) where we partook in the tastings. Now unlike most wine tasting I have ever done, where the quantity is a measured amount, the free pouring nature of this winery meant a spittoon was definitely required. £3.40 for what worked out to be two ...
... At the after school program, the children are fed, and we then run crafts, educational games, assist with homework, and organize sports (which is very important for them). Every day we get breakfast and lunch cooked for us by Sheki, and the cleaning and laundry is done by Jane. When the volunteers were done their afternoon sessions, they came back, cleaned themselves up, and all 26 of us had dinner together. We all got to know each other, and we were all in bed by ...
... actually from Sao Paulo. Turns out we can’t escape Brazilians on this trip! We got to know everyone as the wine kept flowing. Our next stop was Villiera for some non-champagne champagne and nice white wines. Cat found a cat (as usual!) and we chilled in front of the fire eating biltong (cured and air dried beef). No-one else seemed to like the biltong but we love it so surprise surprise we finished off the bowl! By now I was feel a little tiddly and ...
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