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Spotlight On Paarl: Wine, Rocks and Movie Sets

paarl vineyardPaarl is situated in the heart of the Cape Winelands which makes it the perfect base from which to explore the area. For this reason, wine tasting will no doubt be at the top of your activity list.
Of the many wine farms to visit in the area, the most famous are Nederburg, Fairview, Rhebokskloof and the KWV brandy distillery. (more…)

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In the Lap of Luxury – A Night at the Grande Roche Hotel

Grande Roche HotelBefore we’d even stepped out of the car, a uniformed man approached us. ‘Good afternoon, I’ll take your bags.’ He led us to the reception area, where we were deposited in the lavish lounge-cum-waiting area while our luggage was whisked away to some as yet unimaginable place. Peering through the window at the surrounding mountains, bubbly in hand, it was impossible not to feel content. (more…)

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