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

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Carnival Weekend at the Winter Wonderland Festival in Gordon’s Bay (2019-06-15)

So clearly 2020, the year in which, thanks to Covid-19 and the ensuing pandemic, everything got turned upside down right across the world, did not feature the return of our little town’s now annual festival of lights. Having been running… Continue Reading →

Art Deco and Apple Juice at the Elgin Railway Market in Grabouw (2018-07-22)

The Elgin Railway Market is an incredible addition to the Elgin Valley tourism scene. Launched in 2018, the market resides in an old apple packing warehouse (built in the 1940’s by Italian prisoners of war and right on the Grabouw… Continue Reading →

Fun and Games at the Winter Wonderland Festival in Gordon’s Bay (2018-07-08)

Next week Friday (the 14th of June 2019) the ninth edition of Gordon’s Bay’s very own Winter Wonderland Festival kicks off with its annual evening parade – and this time we even have one of our daughters dancing in it!… Continue Reading →

Indian Runner Ducks and a Market at Vergenoegd in Stellenbosch (2016-10-15)

Following some delightful deli delicacies from the upmarket Asara boutique hotel outside Stellenbosch one early Saturday morning in October last year (the original plan had been to pick strawberries at Polkadraai Farm down the road in case you are wondering),… Continue Reading →

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