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Posted on: Thursday, 21 April 2011

Glorious Grabouw Photographs

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We were invited out to spend this past weekend in Grabouw and although I’ve heard a lot about it (my father grew up here), it has been a long time since I spent any amount of time in the Cape Overberg town and its surrounds.  Our accommodation was about 35kms on the other side of Grabouw so after ambling around for a bit we headed out into the country.

The scenery is in short, spectacular.  With autumn here the leaves are sporting burnished reds and oranges which look beautiful against sunny backdrops and blue skies.  The orchards of apple trees are laden with fruit and packing palettes stand ready to be filled with the delicious fruit and exported to foreign shores!  Grabouw is a wonderful part of the world to visit – why not book a weekend away?

 

Glorious Grabouw

Glorious Grabouw

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Helen Rushton

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After living in London and travelling the world for many years and more recently living in the Mother City, I now reside on a tranquil sugar cane farm in Kearsney; an area steeped in the history of South Africa’s sugar industry. During the summer months I get involved with the community by assisting the local primary school with swimming lessons at our country club. Some of my favourite things are reading or picking freshly grown vegetables and Iceland poppies in our garden. Milly, my boxer loves her walks to the river that runs through our farm and sometimes, Sandy the cat I hand reared, joins us for a stroll!

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