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A Road Trip to Explore: The Garden Route

A journey along South Africa’s most beautiful coastline; the Garden Route in the Western Cape will delight any nature and outdoor enthusiast. Following a scenic stretch of the Indian ocean, we travelled northeast from Cape Town to J, enjoying the stunning beaches, sheltered lagoons, shoreline trails, rocky cliffsides against the forest and mountain backdrops. 513 more words

Round-the-World Trip

Not the Trump Tower ...

… but a more friendly looking one: In Swellendam, South Africa.


Now I know ....

I was always wondering why 500+ Belgians have their (second) house in Swellendam, South Africa. Now I know…

Belgians like their ‘Devil’ (‘Duvel’) and now you also know why the national soccer team of Belgium is called ‘Rode Duivels’ (‘Red Devils’) ;) .


Cape Dutch in Swellendam

Typical old South African gables influenced by the Dutch colonists hence the name Cape Dutch.


New charmhotelsweb member! Schoone Oordt Country House, South Africa

Set in a much-photographed Victorian landmark dating from 1853, the charming Schoone Oordt Country House is surrounded by rolling fields and the majestic Langeberg Mountain range in the picturesque village of Swellendam. 217 more words


Up The Creek 2017

This is not going to work. There was no way we would all fit.

It had been my first thought and I said this much to my friend Carlie, but she only shook her head. 1,019 more words