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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


A Swellendam gem

The absolutely lovely A Hilltop Country Retreat is a country house in Swellendam, a picturesque town in the Western Cape Province.

This family friendly destination has museums, shopping, horse trails and art galleries. 19 more words

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Top 10 Things to do in Swellendam

originally posted By Kathryn Rossiter

A month or so ago we paid our very first visit to the Overberg town of Swellendam and we were blown away by the loveliness of this pretty little town just 2 and a half hours from Cape Town… 185 more words


Road trips and Remembered Things

As we had been looking forward to our weekend away at beautiful Schoone Oordt boutique hotel in Swellendam for weeks, and also because we are a real-life family and not a TV show, the first thing we did that happy morning was have a huge fight. 1,855 more words

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Van Zyl Family, Swellendam

I had such a fun time photographing the Van Zyl’s on their family farm in the Overberg town of Swellendam. They came together to celebrate their gran’s big 80th birthday as well as little Janus’ first birthday and the birth of his cousin baby Henk. 22 more words

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Camping - My Relationship Compromise

Camping was never my thing (and to be clear, it still isn’t). It was one of those experiences that I liked to see locked in a cupboard with the other things of the past labelled “do not do that again.” This particular experience, however, doesn’t seem to want to stay in its place. 692 more words

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