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Cheap Weekend Getaways in Western Cape
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Cheap Weekend Getaways in Western Cape

Everyone wants a weekend away. But finding Western Cape accommodation for under R1000 per night can be something of a mission! We've made it easy for you. These cottages, apartments, farm stays, lodges and guest houses are all as close to R700/night as we c...
Upmarket, down-to-earth market in Somerset West, Hathersage Market, a great place to be
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Upmarket, down-to-earth market in Somerset West, Hathersage Market, a great place to be

Make a space in your diaries for the second and last Sunday of every month, because this is a market, if you live anywhere near Somerset West, that deserves your patronage. Not just because it supports exceptional, local food, or because it is a positively sum...
The gardens of Vergelegen – time out in Somerset West
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The gardens of Vergelegen – time out in Somerset West

The gardens of Vergelegen: Despite the fact that there over 1000 camellias in Vergelegen's garden, and the estate has been around for some 300 years, Capetonians often forget that there is another city virtually a stone's throw away that also lies at the foot ...
Suicide Gorge – the ultimate kloofing experience
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Suicide Gorge – the ultimate kloofing experience

We would have chosen the hottest day Cape Town has experienced in years to attempt the legendary kloofing in Suicide Gorge in the Hottentots Holland Mountains near Grabouw. We had only looked forward to the hike for the better part of a week, and had done all ...