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Eat Franschhoek: Foliage

Went to have dinner at Foliage. Famous for its “foraging” chef Chris Erasmus, this restaurant offers sustainable comfort cooking in a relaxed bistro setting. Big fireplace, wooden tables & an open plan kitchen welcome patrons. There are local produce and wines with an emphasis on terroir cooking. I was impressed with the extensive menu of interesting flavours

See Franschhoek: Old French Town

Street scenes in Franschhoek, South Africa. Founded 1688, it’s one of the oldest towns in the country. Facts About Franschhoek + La Motte, Champagne, La Cotte, Cabrière, La Provence, Bourgogne, La Terra de Luc and La Dauphine were among some of the first established farms — most of which still retain their original Cape Dutch farm houses

Experience Franschhoek: Motor Museum

The Franschhoek Motor Museum in Franschhoek, South Africa, offers visitors a special opportunity to look back at more than 100 years of motoring history with its unique and exciting collection of vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and memorabilia in the magnificent setting of L’Ormarins. Entrance is R60 for adults ($4). *Cover photo taken on La Motte wine farm,

Stay Franschhoek: Bo La Motte Cottages

Bo La Motte Cottages are set in a unique location on the slope of the Middagkrans mountain with spectacular views and farm ambience,  and are an ideal base for a memorable visit to the beautiful Franschhoek Valley just outside Cape Town, South Africa. The six self-catering cottages all have their own separate and scenic locations around the

Do Franschhoek: Romantic Getaway Ideas

About Franschhoek is an hour’s drive from Cape Town in South Africa. It’s a great spot for a weekend getaway with your loved one. My Recommendations + Wine tasting + lunch at Leopard’s Leap wine farm + Wine tasting at La Motte wine farm – for cottage accommodation see here. + Wine tasting at Tokara wine farm

On the Streets of Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands

There’s a gorgeous town just outside Cape Town called Franschhoek. It was founded in 1688 by French Huguenots & lies between towering mountains, right in the beautiful heart of the Cape Winelands. It’s the food & wine capital of South Africa!

Filming Vrede en Lust Wine Farm in Franschhoek for Skybok

Tourists often don’t realise how many stunning wine farms we have here in South Africa. Cape Town and surrounds (places like Stellenbosch and Franschhoek) are full of beautiful winelands. Vrede en Lust Wine Farm is one such place. And the best part is, it’s only an hour’s drive from Cape Town. What a pleasure! I’m a huge

Fall Colors of Colorado

Halloween greetings to my readers! It’s been 2 months since I blogged, I can’t believe how time flies! Promise I will begin publishing weekly again 🙂 I welcome all new followers to The Starlit Path – there have been a phenomenal amount this past 2 months of new subscribers, I am so grateful. This is