Flew into Durban airport, picked up a car and headed off to see Ewan’s Cousin and family who he not seen for 40 years. We all had a few more grey hairs but made really welcome. In fact at the gate of the house we were met by two noisy German Shpherd dogs, but once… Continue reading Durban
Next stop was wilderness where we stayed in guest house called Serendipity. Absolutely beautiful location and a real treat. Right on the river where we did a bit of Kayaking in the early evening. So peaceful. Did a great walk up towards a waterfall and had to cross a river on a raft and pulled… Continue reading The Garden Route
A great drive over from Stellendam to Widerness where we have been staying in Serendipity. A really smart guest house with a fine dining restaurant. But before enjoying the fine food and fantastic beach at Widerness we have had two games of golf. One at Goose Valley in Plettenberg Bay and the other at Knysna,… Continue reading The Garden Route
The results of a hard tour!
We have now left the wine lands and heading down the Garden Route. But not before we had our wine tour. Our driver from Ilios Travel arrived and was a man called Ash. Really knowledgeable and a great guide for the day. We managed three vineyards plus a good lunch at Terroir restaurant. The first… Continue reading The Garden Route
Two days here now in Franschhoek and not been in a vineyard yet, apart from dinner at la Petite Ferme which was wonderful. However we have sampled a glass or two! We have now played our two games of golf in this area. First game was at Stellenbosch Golf Club. Great clubhouse and fabulous pizzas,… Continue reading The Wine Lands
Decided to visit Cape of Good Hope, via Simons Town and Boulders beach to see the penguins. Had a really good day. Weather and bit overcast in the morning but seeing the penguins and bird life generally around the beach made up for it. Saw a gull steal a penguin egg and take it to… Continue reading Cape Town last 2 days.