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53 Fabulous Farmstalls you have to stop at

Cape Town - South Africa is blessed with plenty of unique traveller-loving perks. We have biltong, the big 5 and 2 of the world's 5 oceans colliding on the southernmost tip of the African continent. We have the Karoo, and Table Mountain, and we have the longest wine route in the world! 

Another unique South African treat is our roadside farm stalls, or 'padstalle' – as the Afrikaans call them. These quaint little gems scattered all over the country probably first came about due to the long distances between SA’s small towns, and travellers needing to stop over and recharge. 

If we think about it, the Cape of Good Hope was once an entire 'padstal' in itself - when Van Riebeeck and his gang used Cape Town as a much needed 'padstal' between continents.

For a list of whereabouts and what-to-buys visit: http://m.news24.com/Traveller/Explore/MAP-53-Fabulous-Farmstalls-you-have-to-stop-at-20150119

Some are hipster and happening, others have an old-school charm, and most will welcome you with open arms, delicious home-made fare and some cleaner-than-BP washrooms. Shame on you if you ever drive by one without stopping… 

Source: traveller24.com






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