Wine tasting and Turkish food

Notice the arse crack
Looking into the future
Cecil Rhodes
Three girls contemplating
Lonely lamp
Bottles, so many bottles
Look at the size of those things!
Stairs
About to jump YOU!
Look, he's smiling
Relaxing
Picknicking at Groot Constantia
In the eye of the beholder
The road is long
Served!
Curvy
The wine of Groot Constantia
Barrels of fun
One big barrel
Barrels full of monkeys... perhaps

With the weather gods on our side, we stopped by several wine estates in the Constantia area, very close to Cape Town. Groot Constantia, the first wine estate in South Africa, founded by Simon van der Stel, the first governer of the Cape, and considered the oldest still operating wine estate in the 'new world', was our first stop. A tour and a tasting later, we headed out to Constantia Uitsig for another tasting, but by then had already spent so much time, we found the other wine estates to have closed their wine tasting doors.

In the evening, we had dinner at the extremely excellent Anatolia. A Turkish restaurant (did you guess?), where Ataturk graces the walls and belly dancers adorn the aisles. The waiters come over with a huge board with mezes, from which you pick the ones you want. And then you still have to get through the main course and desert.
We were the first to arrive and one of the last to leave. Again, it wasn't cheap, but it was extremely good and satisfying. You'd be hard pressed to find something better in Turkey.

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