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Wine Tasting in Constantia

Table Mountain shelters one of Cape Town’s most beautiful suburbs from the noise and bustle of the city. Constantia is a tranquil Oasis and home to some of South Africa’s oldest wine estates. Only 20 minutes from the city centre Constantia offers wine tastings, cellar tours and in summer the picnics should not be missed. With scenic mountains in the backdrop and fine food and wine on the table this suburb is a must see for Cape Town’s gourmet visitors. […]

June 15th, 2012|

Garden Route Attractions: Birds of Eden

Step into the biggest free flight aviary in the world! Located just past Plettenberg Bay Birds of Eden is a sanctuary for African and exotic birds of all feathers. Easily accessible from the Garden Route this gorge of indigenous forest is a world full of sound and colour that will fascinate everyone that ventures into it. […]

May 15th, 2012|

Experience San Culture at !Khwa ttu

South Africa is rarely associated with ancient history. Few people are aware that the San culture is one of the oldest on the planet. The semi-nomadic hunter gatherers once roamed large parts of Southern Africa and rock paintings and engravings are proof of this. The San’s modest lifestyle survived for more than 20 000 years. While very few San still live the traditional lifestyle, you can get an authentic experience of San culture within an hour’s drive of Cape Town. […]

February 2nd, 2012|

Hop On the Cape Town Sightseeing Bus

The Mother City sure packs a lot in. Between the mountains and the sea, from Robben Island to Cape Point – the attractions are plentiful. The Hop On – Hop Off City Sightseeing Bus provides a scenic introduction for first timers in Cape Town and those who cannot get enough of the stunning views around the peninsula. […]

October 4th, 2011|

Spring Flowers Bloom on the Cape West Coast

Spring is the season for nature lovers in the Western Cape. After being drenched by heavy rain during the winter, endless fields of wild flowers burst into colour from the West Coast National Park to Namaqualand. As a myriad of blossoms greats the vernal sun, nature lovers flock to this charmingly unpretentious area. […]

August 2nd, 2011|

Township Tour with Vamos! – a very special experience

Through the years in the guest house we have experienced a couple of township tours already. Usually, we were taken on a VW Minibus to the most interesting place around the townships of Cape Town. We saw Khayelitsha (Zulu for “our new home”), the biggest township in Cape Town – with around 2 million people living there – , and second biggest township in South Africa; we experienced Nyanga (Zulu for “moon”) with all its hustling and bustling markets, shacks and wonderful people. This time, we had the opportunity to enjoy an absolutely fantastic tour through Langa (Zulu for “sun”), the oldest of the Mother City’s Townships, by bike! […]

January 28th, 2011|