L'ermitage Franschhoek Chateau & Villas
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TravelPod Member ReviewsL'ermitage Franschhoek Chateau & Villas
Wonderful stay of 7 nights in late October. Felt like I was staying in a replica of Versailles - so luxerious and beautiful with many flowers. Food was very good too. Staff was wonderful. Only thing not perfect was that the internet was intermittent. Highy recommend.
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... rude not to respond and we explained how we hadn't even heard him. He chatted with us for a while before saying he would be returning in 20 minutes. We speculated that he may be a gang member, but we were not trying to stay around to greet him. We returned to the SHAWCO house to eat lunch and prepare for the clinics! We had three hours until we were supposed to leave so after lunch some decided to nap. I was able to get a 20 minute power nap in before going ...
‘Low grade’ cuts in Tristan again.
Only, upon the arrival of his plate, stacked with two juicy cuts of ribs and chicken wings he quieted down a little with the low grade of the place. Sure, I admit the North Amerindian with feathers crowning his head doesn’t give the impression of a chic spot to eat, nor the fact that it’s a chain; but compare it to Earls and its parakeet if you want, at least then ...
... was more enhanced in between sips of wines.
We were told that in order to experience the best flavour, smell and taste, you had to swirl the wine in the glass for a bit then smell the bouquet (putting you whole nose into the glass) and then take a mouthful, letting it cover your tongue (not swish it in your mouth). The next place that we went to was a slightly different set-up where the whole group of us sat outside at a long table and the wine was brought to us. ...
... and meals. Other than that, I did a whole lot of nothing on Friday. But my roommate and I did sit on her bed and sing every ABBA song we could think of together, so the day wasn’t a total waste.
Saturday morning we got up early (I mean before the sunrise early) and made the journey across town to the train station. And thus began the 36 hours of jam-packed adventuring, with hardly a few hours of sleep (we certainly did not get our moneys worth at ...