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Jan 8, 2016 - Moved on to Robertson

We spent the morning at the V&A Waterfront. It is a lovely facility combining the harbour, a large shopping centre, luxury accommodation and hotels and boutique stalls housed in the Watershed. Another must for the visitor! Sadly our time in Cape Town is at an end. I think Samantha and I have expressed our views on what great city this is to visit and it feels much safer than Durban. Perhaps we are just getting used to the risk element which is many ways is no worse than any other part of the world. Unfortunately I didn't get to go up Table...

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Feb 17, 2012 - The Wine Route

@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND Here are some excerpts from the Lonely Planet – South Africa & Lesotho & Swaziland chapter on the Western Cape about the Winelands: “Venturing inland and upwards from Cape Town you’ll find the Boland. It’s a superb wine-producing area, and indeed the most well known in South Africa. The magnificent mountain ranges around Stellenbosch and Franschhoek provide ideal microclimates for the vines. Spectacular mountain passes such as Bainskloof, Helshoogte and Franschhoek crisscross the area. There’s been colonial settlement...

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