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Sep 3, 2008 - A tractor ride up the mountains!
We awoke to the most beautiful day this morning – clear blue skies with only a cool nip in the air. Thank goodness the wind had died down as we were off up a mountain this morning! We drove 30km out of town to Protea Farm which was apparently famous for their ‘tractor ride’ up the mountain! We were slightly dubious after the ‘famous’ thermal baths so we kept an open mind! By 10am we were on a tractor that was towing a trailer that seated about 40 people. Sneaky Geoff got us onto the actual tractor which had a few seats so we benefited from...Jump to full entry
Sep 2, 2008 - Back on the wine route...
We decided to move on today and because the weather was still rubbish we decided to head inland to a place called Montagu (back on the wine route!). What a good decision that was!! The weather totally changed and the sun was blazing across the amazing rolling hills with the snow capped mountains in the background. Very cool. We arrived around 1pm and cruised into the tourist information place to find a place to stay! We ended up in the coolest self catering cottage just out of town for a bargain price! We then zoomed back into town to hit...Jump to full entry