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Hemel en Aarde, tasting South Africa's "Heaven on Earth"

When people think of South African wine country, Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Constantia are the first places to come to mind. But wineries actually exist throughout South Africa, including in the Hemel en Aarde Valley next to Hermanus, … 136 more words

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A Visit to Zwelihle – An Inside Look at a South African Slum

I knew a little about the slums or “townships” of South Africa. Remnants of the apartheid era, townships were the segregated, underdeveloped settlements created for non-whites to live in, usually on the periphery of the cities. 485 more words

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Fernkloof Hike

(Fernkloof is a botanical garden in Hermanus, South Africa)

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An Ode to Hermanus – My Favorite Mistake

I’m a planner. The minute I confirmed my South Africa trip, I immediately purchased a guide book to research and get organized. But one of the best things about travel is that you can’t plan everything. 816 more words

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Tomorrow at First Friday Art Walk in Hermanus

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Hermanus and the Shark 'Dive'

It is only a short distance from Stellenbosch to Hermanus, however it took most of the day to travel there.  First was the shuttle to the Baz Bus stop, then there was the short ride on the bus and then another shuttle (by taxi) to Hermanus. 1,463 more words