The Wine Dash May 25th 2008 This was to be the first day that we had no accommodation booked and also no decision made as to where we end up. We knew we needed to be near the wine region in 2 days but decided that we should get there early to at least give us a chance of tasting some. Jill got on the phone at our first petrol stop and booked the first B&B we thought we could reach in a day.
The petrol stops were great fun; i ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Boulders Beach After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more