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Travel to the Western Cape, South Africa

I have just returned from Cape Town, South Africa!  I spent two amazing weeks there, during which very little knitting-related activity took place.  The Executive MBA programme at the Henley Buiness School has a required module on Reputation and Responsibility, for which the entire class travels to Cape Town to work with NGOs and Social Enterprises.  1,094 more words


Nostalgia 1 (of 4)

There is this little dead end lane in Hermanus many people pass but never walk into it. This lane, with small boutique like shops is a display of bygone times.


Hemel en Aarde Valley, Hermanus ... Heaven on earth

Hemel en Aarde Valley, literally translated as Heaven on Earth Valley, is that and so much more …

Situated, just outside of Hermanus, it is unlike any other in the awe inspiring Overberg region. 421 more words


Champagne air to drinking stars

Its our first holiday since The Croatian Adventure so Dwayne and I are really making the most of it!

In true Sinclair style we have spent a lot of time in the car but when in the glorious Cape this is no hardship – the scenery is either ocean panoramas or looming, fynbos covered mountains. 518 more words


Mainly Blue

(in Hermanus; The Riviera of the Southern Hemisphere)


Advocating Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot noir

Neal Martin’s Report on South African wines have been released and it highlights Hemel-en-Aarde as a favourite. Having tasted the best of the best Mr Martin reports ‘Take it from me, Hemel-en-Aarde is making serious, world-class Pinot Noir.’ On the list of the top 20 South African wines is Hemel-en-Aarde Valley’s 2013… 40 more words