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  Welcome to Darling
by MikeAtSea

The lovely little town of Darling lies between the West Coast and the Swartland and is known as one of South Africa’s foremost artist colonies. Easily accessible from Cape Town it first attracted attention thanks to its carpets of wild flowers that blossom in the springtime. Quaint restaurants and coffee shops, a theatre, a number of B&Bs and a myriad of shops have since sprung up in this scenic setting. The town also boasts a famous ambassador, Mrs Evita Bezuidenhout Peron –who is actually one of South Africa’s best-loved actors and satirists – Pieter-Dirk Uys.

Directions: Darling is situated in the Western Cape and can be reached by train or car from Cape Town

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  • Written Sep 29, 2005
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