Albertien in Albertin(i)a!
One of the many roadblocks in South Africa
Because of road maintenance we arrive early afternoon at our destination, a nice B&B. It is again a self catering unit. The town centre of Swellendam disappoints us. In the afternoon we walk through the village towards the Drostdy Museum. It consists of a number of old Dutch houses with beautiful gardens and estates around it. All from the days when this
place was the most interior post inside South Africa of the East Indies Company.
The Dutch Reformed Church in Swellendam
Historical buildings, part of the Drostdy museum
View on Swellendam from the Bontebok National Park
Walking trail on the ridge
Impression from the National Park
After a firm climb we get lost near a waterfall. Using the copy we find our way back to the car. After a coffee break in Swellendam we drive to Nuy via Robertson. Albertien can’t resist a wine tasting in Robertson and buys a few bottles of wine. In Nuy we stay in the Valley Guest Farm, a really great wine estate. We stay in the Dutch mansion.
the Dutch mansion
The swimming pool
Albertien at dinner
Sundown in Nuy
In the afternoon we visit two wine tastings: Konradie (from our Guest Farm) and Nuy. Nuy sells very good wine. We buy a set of red and white whine for Stephan.
The wedding ceremony can begin!