We flew from London on
a British Airways jumbo to Cape Town. It was a good flight,
and we enjoyed the new flat bed seats for the first time,
which meant we actually managed to sleep for a few hours,
so the journey passed quickly. Whether this was due to the
beds or the wine that was served with the dinner, we shall
We hired a car and drove to Bruce's
old school friend Graham, with whom we were staying.
He has a lovely house, full of antiques
and with a brand-new pool in the garden which Geoff tried
later that afternoon.
That afternoon, we drove
down to the Waterfront to wander around this beautiful and
vibrant area, and have yet more photographs of us and Table
That evening, Graham had
booked us into the restaurant at Constantia
Uitsig for our evening meal. The food was very good
The following morning, we managed to
find room for the splendid breakfast which Graham served
us on the stoep.
We then drove to Franschoek, where
we wandered around the antique shops and visited the Hugenot
Graham had booked lunch at La Petite
Ferme - an excellent restaurant where we had the best seats
on the verandah. The views were spectacular.
We were joined for coffee by the adjoining vineyard's resident