Things to do in Cape Town, the Helderberg, and the Cape Winelands

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Things to See in South Africa: Old English Fort and the Cogmanskloof Tunnel to Montagu

The Cogmanskloof Pass connects the towns of Ashton and Montagu. Its entire 6.5 km stretch through a majestic landscape of towering rock formations. Renamed after Cape Colony secretary, John Montagu, the town’s original name of Cogmanskloof is where this pass… Continue Reading →

Springbok Pie at Platform 62 in Ashton (2015-07-07)

On our way through to Montagu for our little holiday at Rainbow Glen, we drove past an interesting little spot in Ashton, fronted by a rather large and impressive historic steam locomotive! Platform 62 is a tourism centre associated with… Continue Reading →

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