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With its vaunted health benefits, sweet flavor and appealing rich mahogany color, rooibos tea (pronounced “roy-boss”) is becoming increasingly popular outside
Taken from the Cederberg Observatory in South Africa. The mountain is called Sneeuberg ("Snow Mountain"). The Cederberg Observatory is located on the Farm Dwarsrivier in the Cederberg, South Africa. The photo was taken at 6:00 am on 26 June 2011.
We took a winding route, up through Franschhoek (enjoying the rich white wines) and the exquisite passes around Worcester and up from Ceres. The lush valleys transform into the real Cederberg from here. Completely isolated boulders stand as if fallen from the sky. Our small oasis of Mount Ceder finally appeared, the green grass and olive groves in contrast to the deep rocky terrain. We braaied; the river flowing past of the cottage. Fearless bright yellow birds dropped down beside us.
We hiked to the waterfall, trying to avoid swarms of large, bumbling, blue beetle-like monster things having a pollen feast. I kept my resolve quite well... I remained calm and retained my pace... until the second one hit me, and we were running along the trail screaming like small children. We had lunch and then a freezing dip at the waterfall, delaying the inevitable trip back - which ended exactly as we had arrived. Next, the obligatory horse ride, and then, sadly it was time to go...