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Best Places to Stay in Breede River Valley – the Cape’s Unbeatable Wine & Fruit Basin
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Best Places to Stay in Breede River Valley – the Cape’s Unbeatable Wine & Fruit Basin

Best Places to Stay in Breede River Valley - the Cape’s Unbeatable Wine & Fruit Basin The largest river in the Western Cape, the Breede River is gently flowing and devoid of crocodiles and mosquitoes, making it popular for weekend getaways. The Breede Ri...
Best Places to Stay on Route 62, the World’s Longest Wine Route
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Best Places to Stay on Route 62, the World’s Longest Wine Route

Choose from these 10 best places to stay on Route 62, South Africa. The drive is considered the world’s longest wine route. The scenic route meanders through the Klein Karoo and Langkloof fruit valley, and along the way there are plenty of places to stay.N...
Karoo Road Trip: 10 Best Places to Stop on South Africa’s Greatest Self Drive
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Karoo Road Trip: 10 Best Places to Stop on South Africa’s Greatest Self Drive

A Karoo road trip is one of the best ways to travel the vast expanse that is the Karoo.Divided into two distinct parts, a Karoo road trip can explore either the Klein Karoo (a 300 km strip of mountainous, semi-desert between Worcester and George), or the G...
The Krom River Hike – Hiking up Du Toitskloof in the Limietberg Nature Reserve
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The Krom River Hike – Hiking up Du Toitskloof in the Limietberg Nature Reserve

Having just accustomed ourselves to the early morning gloom of the Huguenot tunnel, we emerged on the Worcester side to piercing sunlight and a day that promised not only to be free of clouds, but also incredibly hot.Early March is really not a good time t...
Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden – get there to see the flowers
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Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden – get there to see the flowers

Before any confusion sets in, there has been a name change. No, it's not new. It just obviously takes me a while to cotton on to these things. The Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden was known as the same, but without the 'Desert'.The fact that this cha...
Kuruma Farm Cottages, a welcome respite in Worcester
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Kuruma Farm Cottages, a welcome respite in Worcester

We arrived in the late afternoon on Kuruma Farm, just outside Worcester via the Hex River Valley and Du Toitskloof tunnel.The wind, Celeste our hostess explained whilst our hair whipped around our heads and I had to mentally beg my skirt to remain around m...
Worcester – the town that fell off the map
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Worcester – the town that fell off the map

I can understand why the recent edition of Time Out Cape Town Weekend Breaks chose to shun Worcester. The town, which is easily three to five times the size of other little towns in the valley, like Robertson and McGregor, fails horribly to excite the visitor ...