Wake up here: Babylonstoren

In March, I spent a month in Cape Town working with Getaway Magazine. While I was there, I wrote a piece for SUITCASE Magazine about Babylonstoren, one of the oldest Cape Dutch farms in South Africa. You can read it here:

SUITCASE Mag

Babylonstoren, SUITCASE Magazine

With its stunning mountain backdrop, beachside location, inventive cafés, incredible restaurants, boutique shops and markets galore, you could very well visit Cape Town and never leave the city. But tear yourself away from the thrill of South Africa’s chicest skyline for a couple of nights and a charming and equally satisfying retreat awaits  in the form ofBabylonstoren.

One of the oldest Cape Dutch farms in South Africa, Babylonstoren dates back to 1692 and sits about 45 minutes outside of the city in the spectacular Cape Winelands. On approach, the grimier outskirts of the city turn to motorway as the towering Franschhoek mountains beckon in the distance. Before long, the roadsides blend into farmlands and luscious rows of grape-filled vines are visible as far as the eye can see. Read more…

 

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