The Coronation Double Century

Everyone waits for this event, year in year out; it’s the 26th CDC….wowza!! The Coronation Double Century, IT’S ‘GOOSEBUMPS’ FANTASTIC. Everyone gets busy preparing, there’s an absolute buzz around town and the excitement builds from weeks out. This time of year is always a hoot, everyone gets involved! With our country markets, various marathons and […]

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An honor and a Privilege – PART TWO

Fleur Van Eeden, Cathy’s daughter is a pretty special person, she’s our local celebrity, a very successful South African stunt performer. She grew up in Swellendam, 218-kilometers drive from Cape Town. From the age of two, Fleur was climbing trees, in her teens she took up white-water rafting, and horse riding and, as a young […]

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An Honor and a Privilege – PART ONE

Aan de Oever Guest House recently enjoyed the company of two very special visitors. We’d had an invitation to request Cathy Van Eeden from Swellendam Tourism, to come and photograph and do an information blog about our establishment. It was Cathy’s idea to personalise it, by focusing on the people who make it all happen. […]

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