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Swellendam travel guide

Swellendam is a charming, pretty small town 240km from Cape Town, and as such a popular destination for weekends away, or a stop-over en route to other Overberg, Read more >

Swellendam Turns Yellow for Canola Festival

The charming Overberg town of Swellendam is all aglow in preparation for the Canola Festival next weekend!

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Swellendam Historic Craft Weekend

Jenny from Klippe Rivier Country House in Stellenbosch sent in this event happening in that wonderful Overberg town...

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Swellendam Church Tower 'Rescue' Attempt Fails

An attempt to restore the Dutch Reformed Church tower in Swellendam went spectacularly wrong yesterday as is shown in this video by Swellendam TV. Flash needed to view.

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Swellenberry 2014

If you are fun loving, food loving, family loving and festival loving.. then start your Christmas holiday with a weekend in Swellendam.

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Locals' Guide to SWELLENDAM

Today our Locals' Guide is for the charming historical town of Swellendam in the Overberg. With thanks to Jenny at Klippe Rivier Country House .

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Ode to the Overberg

Having spent time in the beautiful Overberg in recent weeks, Liz Westby-Nunn (our CEO) and Wanita Lassen (our Western Cape assessor) put together this lovely ode to the region.

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10 Things To Do in Swellendam

I've just come back from a wonderful, romantic weekend in the Overberg town of Swellendam. My partner Graeme and I had a brilliant time and I thought I’d share some of the unique experiences we had as well as the more widely known activities

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12 Damn I Wish I Was There Dream Destinations around South Africa

Just 12 beautiful Portfolio places we're pretty sure you'd rather be at today... PS Summer is around the corner - why not make that booking right now?

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South Africa's Many and Varied Annual Festivals

Festivals, festivals, festivals ... South Africa has a celebration for every event, place, art form, food, drink and agricultural commodity.

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How Dutch is Cape Dutch

My small son and I took a leisurely drive through the Cape Winelands recently. As we passed yet another gracious farmstead with its curved whitewashed gables and neatly thatched roofs, he asked, “Mom, what are those fancy houses called? And why do they al

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Gay travel guide - Cape Town & safari

Get the low-down on the city’s hottest pink haunts...

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London Exhibition by Christopher Miers Includes Wonderful SA Paintings

If you're in London next month be sure to visit this art exhibition in SW1 of Christopher Miers, for glimpses of South African scenery among his many beautiful works.

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Snow in Swellendam

South Africa is in the grip of World Cup Fever - and in some areas in the icier grip of a very chilly winter...

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Big Bee Lifestyle, Entertainment and Adventure Festival for Swellendam

A new family friendly festival is set to draw the crowds to Swellendam at the peak of its beautiful Canola Blossom Season.

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