Life in Stellenbosch as an exchange student

Life as an exchange student in Stellenbosch, South Africa was better than anything I could have ever imagined. Just thinking back to it, I find it incredible how many wonderful memories I was able to make on a daily basis, and just how much there always was to do. You will never be bored if you live there. Below is a collection of everyday pictures I took during my time there.

during Spring and all the way until the beginning of Summer, the wonderful jacarandas were in bloom everywhere and provided perfect photo opportunities

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Sunday brunch at Schoon with the flatmates – Stellenbosch is paradise for foodies

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the wonderful bookshop on Dorp Street that has the cutest doorstop in the world

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wine tasting is an absolute must if you live there and it was something we would literally do at least once a week… all the estates are beautiful and you never get tired of the wines or the views

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strolling around the vineyards after a wine tasting

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the view over Franschhoek on a beautiful Autumn day

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another beautiful wine estate

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the finals of the university rugby cup – and the sunset that was happening while we sang the national anthem

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and another one of a beautiful jacaranda tree, on my daily ride home from university on my matie bike

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I don’t think it’s hard to see why I would be ready to go back any minute.

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