SPICE ROUTE AND TEA UNDER THE TREES
31ST MARCH 2017
March and the weather is cooling down – a maximum of mid 20’s was predicted for Paarl today and after a hassle with early morning traffic, we arrived at The Spice Route just before 11.00 am. Wow, nearly an hour and a half from our first pick up in Constantia to the Spice Route. Mind you for the passengers on the coach we must just sit back and relax and leave our movement in the capable hands of Hylton Ross!
The Spice Route has a myriad of attractions – amongst the most popular were, of course,
We spent an hour doing this-and-that and then headed along the back road past Rhebokskloof to Tea under the Trees on Main Road, Paarl. No wonder, this is listed as one of the bucket list things that you have-to-do in Cape Town! Their beautiful gardens – even though, obviously, the hydrangeas had finished flowering – are a sight to behold. This is the perfect place to kick off your shoes and ‘feel their garden’ and enjoy being pampered. Staff hurried around serving us all a delightful lunch comprising:
A very laid-back group of ladies (this is where I always battle to get everyone back on the coach after lunch), told me that it was, in fact, time well spent with friends in a beautiful garden.
If I had a flower for every time you made me laugh and smile –
I’d have a Garden to walk in forever!