La Dauphine’s Latest News
It’s been so hot here that dogs do anything to keep cool!
Visitors from next door. A family of chickens has decided to visit (and stay) with us.
A Happy Christmas and Healthy New Year to all Auberge La Dauphine’s friends and family
Our roses make a lovely show this year. Must have been the winter rain
It’s 10 years since we arrived at Auberge La Dauphine! About 45% of our guests are either return visitors, or have recommended us
The night of 12 November 2013 was a very windy one in Franschhoek. Ronel, our manageress, thought there was an earthquake when a lovely old oak tree was blown down just outside her cottage.
Our “special” breakfasts have proved popular and these are now a regular feature. Here are two recipes that we offer:
During the last few months, it has been tough to write about some sad losses we have had in our animal population
We have been given a lovely Muscovy male duck. He is HUGE and a great character. He enjoys being out of the water more than in it
With the kind help of a local wine producer Johan van Rensburg we picked our Merlot grapes. Guests, friends, family and staff all assisted
In March, the donkeys we foster for the McGregor Donkey Sanctuary were featured in a Donkey Workshop which was shown on TV on 16 March.
One of the donkeys we foster for the McGregor Donkey Sanctuary (Muriel) produced a lovely filly foal last night