Stony Brook Cottages
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... and eating inside while so much could be done outside, so much photo opportunities!
I wasn’t disappointed as I wandered around the vineyards and Manor building. Surrounded by mountain ranges, the place looked like a picture right out of a text book.
And then, it was time to leave…..much to ...
What a place to go and try wine! Franschhoek, translated to French Corner, is one of the most beautiful wine regions in the Cape in my opinion. Napa Valley in California is nothing in comparison to Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Paarl! Not only is the wine very very good, but the surroundings you ...
... his head. The room was cluttered with every conceivable thing you could imagine. Snake skins, dead animals, unlabeled bottles with rusted lids, you name it. After a chant and something in Afrikaan Gladstone asked if we had any requests of the magic doctor. I said that my dog suffers from terrible morning breath and I was keen for a remedy. Raccoon man said that he only dealt in human sickness. Was it too late to say that I really meant Sue but was too scared to say? After ...
... top 3: pinotage. It's a hybrid of Pinot Noir and Hermitage (Cinsault). Awesome and complex and LARGE! We were the last to leave and, something else you wouldn’t see in the US, one of the employees hitched a ride back to town with us. OK, that’s cool. That night we ate an incredible dinner in town. I had a Kudu steak and Maya had the trio: Oxtail, Chicken Pie and Bobotie (a SA dish of meat, egg and curry rice, which we loved). That night, we bedded down early. At ...
... And speaking of holidays, they are already decorating for christmas here- giant snowflakes and christmas tree displays in all the stores. Except its spring, going on summer, and its about 80 degrees and getting warmer. So now that I'm done with school, its time for some down time (we decided we'd fluxuate between eating and running, which will hopefully balance each other out) Then its time for some more adventures, then Mama Lafleur will be here! (less than a week now!)