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Tesselaarsdal revisited

Tesselaarsdal is a small hamlet somewhere in nowhere between Caledon and Hermanus in the Western Cape, South Africa.


Sexy time with Sexy Wine! La Vierge getting it right for Valentine's Day (and beyond)

As you may know – or not, we are huge fans of the Hemel-en-Aarde Vallei/Valley. (Heaven and Earth Valley if you translate it directly).  It is a well-known wine region close to Hermanus in the Western Cape, and in our humble opinion, the best Chardonnay and Pinot Noir producers in South Africa is located there.  401 more words

Bartho Eksteen Wines, Hemel-en-Aarde Hermanus

Hermanus winemaker Bartho Eksteen is known for his love of Sauvignon Blanc, the sea, his close-knit family and for incorporating Afrikaans in his wine works. He is quirky and perhaps a little eccentric. 293 more words


Hermanus Day 2 - Whale watching

For the first time whilst in South Africa Me and Charlie got a lie-in! Woohoo!! This was because we had gotten ourselves on a 3 o’clock whale watching boat trip and as… 365 more words


Two weeks in the Western Cape, South Africa

It’s two years since I last wrote a travel piece that’s not book related, and since real life kicked in immediately following our Christmas trip, it’s taken a couple of weeks to get round to this one.  1,595 more words


Cape Town To Hermanus Day 1

Cape Town to Hermanus Day 1

Just as we were getting used to Cape Towns quirky ways it was time to leave. With our little rental car fully loaded with our backpacks and various items Charlie has… 448 more words


Affordable family accommodation in Hermanus

We love Hermanus. This little lively town in the Western Cape is known for its land-based whale watching, but there is so much for families to do here. 74 more words