Day trip - Cape Town to Franschhoek

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Nestled between towering mountains in the beautiful Cape winelands lies the magnificent Franschhoek Valley. This is the food and wine heartland of the country, where splendid wines are grown and our top chefs create international cuisine.

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Fun to just wander...

A Norwegian dude in the RSA

I've ridden my new bike (a Hyosung GT650S 2005 model) to the Franschhoek mountains two times now. I have to say this is my favorite road so far... it has some awesome curves that are perfect for this bike. The road surface is pretty smooth as well and it's perfectly suitable for the Hyosung's stiff suspension. Here's a couple of photographs of the city of Franschhoek itself and the surrounding areas. The motor is a 650cc liquid-cooled V-twin, which is naturally unbalanced, so I'm having a…