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Paarl proudly bears the title of the third-oldest town in South Africa. Standing tall on Paarl Mountain and celebrating the birth of Afrikaans is the Afrikaans Language Monument and just outside Paarl is Drakenstein Prison, where Nelson Mandela spent his last years of captivity and started his walk to freedom
Simply a 40-minute drive outside Cape Town, at the foot of the second-largest granite outcrop in the world, you?ll find an unexpected jewel: the scenic town of Paarl.
The scenic beauty of the Paarl Valley compels visitors to get in the car and drive along the many scenic routes in the valley and along the surrounding mountains. The richness in fauna and flora even attracted the attention of Charles Darwin, father of the theory of evolution, when he visited Paarl in 1836

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  • dobbelking's Profile Photo
    May 31, 2009 at 11:51 PM

    Baie mooi blad Mariana. Goeie werk hier.

  • lynnehamman's Profile Photo
    Apr 3, 2009 at 4:57 PM

    Happy memories from this page- from an ex- Capetonian

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Jun 6, 2007 at 2:59 AM

    The spa looks like a glorious place to "unwind". Thanks for a look into an area unknown to me.

  • SLLiew's Profile Photo
    Feb 24, 2007 at 8:29 PM

    A beautiful place. Thanks for sharing. SL

  • evaanna's Profile Photo
    Feb 19, 2007 at 2:51 AM

    Gorgeous scenery in your beautiful photos. Your page made me realise how little I know about South Africa.

  • Ekahau's Profile Photo
    Feb 17, 2007 at 10:40 AM

    Nice Page thanks. the Limietberg Trail to Bainskloof village Eerste Tol and Tweede Tol is one nice hike giant proteas were in when we did the walk. For those with only a day to hike Happy Valley Trail is nice and an easy walk

  • nickandchris's Profile Photo
    Feb 1, 2007 at 2:13 PM

    It looks a truly beautiful area.


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