Tag Archives: Swellendam

It Doesn’t Have a Head!

Wednesday Today was the day…. We woke up in Caledon and had a lovely morning between the hot springs, breakfast and rest! The internet has been pretty bad here, so I couldn’t work, but later in the evening, like now, … Continue reading

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Elsie with the Dog

Saturday Today was the day… We returned from our overnight birthday celebration in Swellendam. Elsie is now 3 and has grown so much since I last took a photo of her with this dog statue. The first set were taken … Continue reading

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Elsie Turns 3!

Friday Today was the day… We drove through to Swellendam because Elsie turns 3 today! We stopped off at Grabouw, so Mike could renew his passport… Another milestone on the road…my car has done 100 000km… Arriving in Swellendam it … Continue reading

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Day Trip!

Saturday Today was the day… We went to Swellendam for the day! It’s such a good idea to get out of town. We left early (4:40am) and took a leisurely drive. On the way there were a couple of sights … Continue reading

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Big White Cat

Sunday Today when I woke up in Swellendam, it was raining! I got up and went to the kitchen only to hear a piteous meowing. I wondered where it came from. I opened the blinds to look out the window … Continue reading

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Swellendam Visit

Saturday Today at 5:25am we drove away from our home expecting a very quiet and quick trip to pick up David. But 1km away there were hundreds and hundreds of people, police cars and other vehicles. We happened upon the … Continue reading

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Roadtrippin’

Friday New Month. Welcome to November! Today we left Cape Town at 10am and took a slow meandering drive to Swellendam. We took our time, stopped twice and arrived at 1-30pm. David drove half the way and I drove the … Continue reading

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Following the Cloud

Sunday Today, we woke around 7ish, had (instant) coffee and then packed up. This is the little cottage from the gate.  Clean, comfortable, cosy and close to town. It’s on quiet, tree-lined Berg Street… We first went to the family’s … Continue reading

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Building a Home

Saturday I woke up just after 7am this morning and checked online that Tredici was open. Once I saw it was, I got dressed and drove the 2km to buy cappuccino for Mike and I. It was surprisingly busy. I … Continue reading

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Swellendam in September

Friday This weekend we are in Swellendam! This morning we did things a little differently. Instead of leaving at 5am as we usually do, we had a leisurely wake-up, had breakfast and then drove through to Echo to meet the … Continue reading

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The Quaintness of Swellendam

Sunday Today I woke up around 6am and after taking David coffee, I went for a walk around the little neighbourhood we were staying in. The quaintness of Swellendam is very attractive. In parts it looks like something out of … Continue reading

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Yeah! Swellendam Visit

Saturday Today I woke up at about 4am and by 5am I was picking up David. We glided through quiet Fish Hoek streets, through to Muizenberg and onto Baden Powell Drive. True to my regular form, I counted the cars … Continue reading

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The Cape N2

Saturday  Last night we slept well. Elsie slept through and woke up at about 7am. I was enthusiastic about getting her up…she not so much. Who was this stranger moving one of her morning planets? Add to that, she was … Continue reading

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Good Building News

Friday Today we are in Swellendam! We left mid morning and for a change,  decided to take the N1 through Worcester. We stopped in Worcester and strolled through the Mall. Mike bought a new pair of jeans to replace the … Continue reading

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A Day in Swellendam

Yay. Today I got to see the family in Swellendam! We left early and enjoyed sunset on the road… I love this land… A chilly morning  at 1C …(also not bad fuel consumption!) We spent the morning working and the … Continue reading

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