Alluring towns with a rich heritage make the drive up all the more special, especially since it’s the third oldest town in South Africa. Settled at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains, one can see why Swellendam is so exceptional.
If you looking to do something out of the ordinary besides staying at luxury apartments and hotels then I’ll definitely recommend you try something called Glamping (modern camping) and you’ll be surprised by the outcome.
In a world where complexity can be so alluring, I’m astonished by the elegance of Barrydale. Enclosed in a narrow valley at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains, and along the iconic road Route 62, this was a town I had longed to visit for some time.
I was born and breed a Moravian since the day of my existence. I visited this tiny town back in 2010 during my confirmation camp; only this time I wanted to explore this quaint little historical village known as Genadendal which means Valley of Grace, with Courtney.
This festive break, I spent most of my time lounging around on the beach, enjoying the sun baking on my back and basically eating sand seeing that Cape Town is a full blown sand machine. With only a two week vacation and Courtney not having any leave besides a few off days, we really had to make the most of it. All I wanted was to relax this time around by sleeping in, reading and eating till my stomach hurt. In all honesty, this was one of the best December holidays I had in years because I really got to unwind and not think about work.