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

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Steam Train at the Elgin Railway Market in Grabouw (2018-12-16)

An excellent addition to the Grabouw/Elgin Valley tourism scene is without a doubt the fantastic Elgin Railway Market. Residing in an old apple packing warehouse right on the Elgin train station, this Art Deco/Art Noveau styled market is an absolute must visit… Continue Reading →

Steam Trains at the Elgin Railway Market in Grabouw (2018-08-11)

I have mentioned the wonderful Elgin Railway Market in these pages before, but a visit to this fantastic market with its breathtaking 1920s Art Deco inspired styling is even better if you manage to come through on a day that… Continue Reading →

Vintage Steam Trains at the Outeniqua Transport Museum in George (2017-03-20)

If you are looking for the largest transport museum in South Africa, look no further than the Outeniqua Transport Museum in George, Transnet’s homage to the history of transport in South Africa, and indeed, the history of Transnet itself. It… Continue Reading →

Snoek Pizza at the Franschhoek Station Pub & Grill (2017-08-13)

Franschhoek is a fantastic town to visit, beautiful surroundings, incredible wine estates, brilliant restaurants, a grand monument – but in truth isn’t really all that geared for visiting families, given the general upmarket offerings of the area. That said, there is… Continue Reading →

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