Roaming the Western Cape

When we aren’t working away in the cellar we have managed to have a lot of fun in and around Cape Town. Here are some of the highlights from the past two months.

Hermanus Beach

Will surfing at Hermanus Beach

A proper braai (BBQ) with Jacqueline and her family

Touring Stellenbosch with Dr. Cluver

A traditional Cape Dutch house in Stellenbosch

The winelands in Stellenbosch

Will surfing at Betty’s Bay

Hermanus Beach

Lunch with Kezia’s sister and Zach from America at Manna Epicure in Cape Town

Dinner at Harbor House in Kalk Bay with Kezia and friends

Pouring Paul Cluver Sauvignon Blanc at the Constantia Fresh Sauvignon Blanc Festival

Relaxing at Kogel Bay

Don’t be fooled, there are no DVDs for sale in this whale’s stomach

A fun dinner spot near Hermanus

Playing with the kids at Liesl’s house

Braaing for the VIPs at the Paul Cluver Amphitheater

VIP seating at the Paul Cluver Amphitheater

Freshly Ground concert at the Paul Cluver Amphitheater with Alexandra and Paul Cluver (left), and winemaker Andries Burger and his wife Inge (right)

Elvis Blue (the winner of South African Idol) concert at the Paul Cluver Amphitheater

We ran into the dean of Semester at Sea (the same dean from our voyage in 2006!) as we were trying to sneak onto the ship while it was docked in Cape Town

The ship where it all began

On the Ferris wheel at the Waterfront in Cape Town trying to get a view of the Semester at Sea ship

An all-day lunch at Paul Cluver’s house

On top of Table Mountain in Cape Town with Paul Cluver

Amanda pointing at Table Mountain at a “vista point” while on a Sunday afternoon drive to Kogel Bay

Kogel Bay

A fun fish and chips spot in Gordon’s Bay

Gathering fresh veggies in the garden

Amanda with her sorority sister Shelley Smith at her flat in Cape Town

Lunch at the newest “who’s who” spot in Cape Town called The Bungalow

The Bungalow with Table Mountain in the background

Sun-downers at The Grand Beach Cafe in Cape Town

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5 responses to “Roaming the Western Cape

  1. Randy Truitt

    These are some great pictures and most of all – great memories! Looks like you guys are having a blast and I trust are learning a few things as well. Travel safe and well! Love you guys! Cousin Randy and family

  2. Looks like y’all are having a blast!! So fun!!!

  3. jean boak

    Hi Will and Amanda,
    Oh My Gosh, what dynamite pictures. What a fantastic adventure, I am so happy for you guys. I think Kathy and Tom need to visit you, that place look awesome. Keep up all the good work and all the fun. Those are the best pictures I have ever seen. jean, jim and hayley-jo

  4. Is that first beach for real? Sheesh!! And I cannot believe you ran into the Dean from SAS – and saw the ship. Too funny!! Love seeing you guys on this adventure. Have fun!!!

    Kristina
    Nook & Sea

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