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A December Holiday in Pinnacle Point Mossel Bay (2017-12-26)

Last year we spent some holiday time up with the family at Pinnacle Point Estate in Mossel Bay. Two years ago we did the same (though on a slightly shorter scale because we also spent some time in Gouritsmond). Two… Continue Reading →

Roosterkoek Burgers at the Old Gaol on Church Square in Swellendam (2018-01-05)

The last time that we had visited the Old Gaol on Church Square restaurant in Swellendam it was raining. And we walked out with a delicous milk tart. This time however it wasn’t raining. And we were instead with my… Continue Reading →

Gourmet Burgers at Pure Craft and Foods in George (2018-01-03)

George isn’t really known for being a foodie hotspot, which means then that both Chantelle and I were way more than pleasantly surprised when we stumbled upon the fantastic Pure Craft & Foods during our short stay in the “Capital… Continue Reading →

Mini Golf at FantaSea at the Point in Mossel Bay (2017-12-29)

Now that she is more or less old enough to play, I suspect that this might now become a thing whenever I find myself down in Mossel Bay with the eldest munchkin in tow – putt putt at Fanta Sea at… Continue Reading →

Coffee and Cake at Old Mill Guest House and Restaurant in Swellendam (2017-12-26)

When I am in the mood to holiday then I holiday, and invariably that then means that I double the length of all long drives because I pretty much want to stop anywhere and everywhere. Case in point: I felt… Continue Reading →

A December Holiday in Gouritsmond (2017-12-29)

Last year December saw us enjoy a holiday break in three parts – first Christmas at home, then a splash at Pinnacle Point Estate in Mossel Bay with my folks and my sister’s family, followed by a (because we were… Continue Reading →

Kids Indoor Play Area at Happy Valley Kids Play Centre in George (2018-01-03)

So now having had to tack on a trip to George thanks to our car trouble, we left Gouritz nice and early, made the stressful drive down to George (every uphill had me nervously chewing my nails), and arrived with… Continue Reading →

Roosterkoek and Smoor at Veepos Padstal in George (2018-01-04)

I mentioned earlier that we were forced to tack on a short stay in George over the December holiday period, during which we hired a Volkswagen Tiguan to do a bit of driving about in (our car was in the… Continue Reading →

Staying at the French Lodge International in George (2018-01-03)

Last year’s December holiday was pretty nice, kicking off first with some beach time at Pinnacle Point in Mossel Bay, followed by some more R&R in Gouritz for New Year’s. Sadly for us though, our ten year old Hyundai Accent… Continue Reading →

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