Catherine Samaras

Macau - China

20 February 2010

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I met Catherine at the V&A Hotel.  We clicked pretty quickly and started out on a Cape Peninsula journey 


Catherine at the V&A Hotel with Table Mountain in the background


With Just Nuisance in Simonstown


At the Penguin colony on Boulders Beach near Simonstown


We had a great baboon experience while sitting the safety of in our car


At Cape Point with the Cape of Good Hope in the background


At the most south Western Point of Africa


Atop of Chapmans Peak with Hout Bay in the background


Catherine on Table Mountain with Cape Town in the background


Catherine and Selwyn on Table Mountain

Sunset on Table Mountain


What a sunset to end a great day



Day 2



At the Potbelly Pantry near Stellenbosch where we found some great biltong  


With the resident Alsation at Muratie winefarm


Winetasting at Muratie


Looking through the various olive oils at the Tokara winefarm deli


Catherine having fun with some colourful vuvuzelas that she bought at Haute Chabriere winefarm to take back home


At Asara winefarm showing off some fancy swizzle sticks.


With our waiter Michael at Asara winefarm


Taken at Asara


At Asara with the beautiful Simonsberg mountain range in the background


Dinner at Panama Jacks


This was a great 2 day tour for me as a tourist guide as I found Catherine to be a lady with a great sense of humour who was very easy to get on with.  She definitely was "my kind of travel person" and we clicked instantaneously after starting our travels on the Cape Peninsula as well as in the Winelands. We had much in common and shared lots together resulting in two wonderful days of touring through the fabulous Cape Town and surrounds region. Great, great tour

Never give up on the champers and strawberries JJ


Received 26 February
(This mail is so typical of Catherine's happy go lucky, friendly way of looking at life) J

Hee hee, it was fab!!! Thank you, will log on soon & have a squizzn whatever piccies u don't have I'll shoot across.

Next trip is Japan, and I'm sure it won't be as much fun.

Thanks for looking after me :)