South Africa 2009
Day 2

Stellenbosch, SA's Wine Country. What a beautiful area. It is a College town. The University of Stellenbosch is home to 25,000 students. Graceful old town that we have looked foward to getting to know for three years.
Jen arrived today, worn out from the monster trip. We went to lunch at a beautiful winery and tasted some excellent wines.

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Botanic Garden
In the Gift Shop, preview of the day
Lovely small botanic Garden
Yvonne in the garden
That's a BIG euphorbia
Velmethia bracteata
Leucospermum "Veldfire"
Protea cynaroids "Madiba"
Leucospermum "Tango"
Protea "Pink Ice"
Jan Marais Nature Reserve
SA Tortise
More Proteas
King Protea
Fuzzy Protea
Blue flowers in abundance
Daisies everywhere
Tiny, beautiful oxalis
Polygala umbellata
Aloe ferox in a row
Beautiful view from the Reserve
We spent a wonderful evening with Graham and Francoise Williamson at their home in Capetown
Graham loves his plants
These are "miniatures" sent by Stephen Hammer several years ago
Aloe rupestris
Muratie Winery, the oldest in the Stellenbosch wine growing region. Held in two families for 300 years.
Jen and Yvonne go exploring
Vintage Cobwebs
The Beautiful South Guest House
And thats our rental car in the drive.

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