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It was only an overnight stay but we love the place anyway.
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As far as Garden Route destinations go, the charming Victorian town of De Rust just outside of Oudtshoorn is definitely one of the best. Serene and secluded, De Rust is positioned conveniently outside the magnificent Meiringspoort which is a gorge that runs through the Swartberg Mountains and offers a spectacular assortment of flowers that are extraordinarily rich in botanical diversity. As one can imagine, De Rust’s intense and overwhelming natural splendour has become a significant muse for many a talented artist and in recent years has turned out to be a noteworthy haven for artists. Besides this obvious natural beauty, De Rust has become known for its sumptuous cheese and delicious dessert wines luring connoisseurs out to the town from all corners of the country. This Garden Route gem may get hot and dusty at times, but travellers do not have to fear threats of malaria; in fact, the area is quite safe and furthermore, the... Show more