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Local Getaway: Stonehill River Lodge

Travel Tuesday: If, like me, you are always looking for a local getaway which can accommodate large groups, I would recommend Stonehill River Lodge in Swellendam… 237 more words

Cape Town

Roadside fruit in Swellendam

Everything seems to grow abundantly in Swellendam!


The Langeberg behind Swellendam

The ‘Clock Peaks‘ in the Langeberg Mountains behind Swellendam are a spectacular sight in the evening light as you drive out of the town, beyond the golf course and the Marloth Nature Reserve.


Flowers in Swellendam

Posts on South Africa have been delayed by gardening, a trip to Portugal (!), and Open Garden Squares, so now I am picking up where I left off, in… 42 more words


NYE in Swellendam

Travel Tuesday: It doesn’t sound exciting, right? Why would anyone who lives in trendy, vibey Cape Town, leave Cape Town to go to a really small town that is about 48 times smaller than Cape Town? 605 more words



Relax Replenish Rejuvenate


Schoone Oordt Country House is a charming country hotel in Swellendam South Africa, with 10 luxury bedrooms set separately from the Manor House in lush gardens, an intimate Conservatory restaurant, a sparkling saltwater pool… 582 more words

Culture & Heritage

Joubertsdal: Swellendam Wedding Venue

I’m thrilled to share a first look at Swellendam’s newest wedding venue. Joubertsdal Country Estate Wedding Venue is situated along the R60-highway just outside Swellendam at the foot of the majestic Langeberg Mountains. 163 more words