A blog covering life and happenings in Cape Town

Saturday, November 12, 2005


Bonnievale is a farming town about 27 kilomtres east of Robertson in the Western Cape.

Its grown up on the banks of the Breede River which flows through the region.

The town has a number of wine cellars and an interesting history,

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Some of the vineyards found on the outskirts of the town

A canal system which brings water to the town. The building of the canals nearly bankrupted the owner of the town in the early 1900's

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Canals bringing water to the town.

With so much water and a fertile valley some of the residents have fantastic rose gardens.

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Keith's rose garden in Bonnievale.

To read the articles about Bonnievale go to
Turtle Essays ezine

Hope you enjoy it.



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