Crossing South Africa november 12 - 24/2010 November 24th 2010 Most people take the Garden route in South Africa. It seems to be beautiful, but we decide to visit the remote area's in the North. Before we do that we will stock some wine in the Stellenbosch area near Cape town.
Stellenbosch is called after the Dutchman Simon Stellenbosch, who started the first winerie in South Africa. We find a nice guesthouse (Stumble Inn) in the town and put ... read more
Africa » South Africa 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