Tankwa Karoo July 18th 2014 The week leading up to the long weekend had been cold!! Cold even by the South African Standard.
From Stellenbosch you could see snow on the surrounding mountains and some of us had been unlucky enough to scrape Ice off the cars in morning.
Now this is not unusual for some from the UK but we have central heating. These guys don't, layers, its all about the layers! and boy do you need them.
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Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Cederberg 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