I Had Tea at the Nellie – Cape Town, South Africa (English)

I Had Tea at the Nellie – Cape Town, South Africa (English)
Author

Andreas Augustin

Pages

114

Photographs
Illustrations

Over 140 photographs, illustrations and historic images

Leather-bound edition

No

Binding

Paperback

ISBN

978-3-900692-38-4, 978-3-900692-38-4

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‘I had Tea at the Nellie’ (pardon: The Mount Nelson Hotel) is your faithful companion to tea at the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town.
Andreas Augustin introduces the history of tea and the story of the Mount Nelson – from the days of the Castle Line to modern times.

Featuring: All teas served at the Nellie — The plants of the gardens — A Brief History of tea and South Africa —The best Afternoon Tea receipes — The History of the Mount Nelson Hotel and a list of its most famous patrons.

After over 50 successful books including ‘I had Tea at Reid’s’ Andreas Augustin presents another enlightening book on a subject every philosopher of note had something to say about.

To tea or not to tea ... is certainly no longer the question.

Read the interview with Mount Nelson General Manager Xavier Lablaude

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Dear wonderful Readers; 

Days like this lead to endless hours at home, time for books, time to read and to prepare our next journeys. 

I recommend the new edition of HOTEL METROPOLE HANOI.

The first copies of THE HALF MOON TREASURY are being released – exclusively to our readers (and before its official launching date). 

We have released a reprint of our successful book THE WESTIN EXCLESIOR ROME, the most famous hotel on Via Veneto. 

The new edition of THE STRAND (Yangon,Myanmar) receives wonderful readers' feedback — thank you for your notes and mails. 

There is a hotel in Seefeld, Tyrol, Austria, which stands for all the fables and legends this little olympic village has to tell. It is called ASTORIA, and run by legendary hotelier Elisabeth Gürtler. Our new book SEEFELDER MINIATUREN - ASTORIA - A STORY - A LEGEND is available now – in this store. It is in German, only (for the time being).

Upon request, we dispatch all our books personally autographed (as you know).

Have a save journey!

Andreas Augustin

aa at famoushotels dot org

"So much of who we are is where we have been."

William Langewiesche

American author, airplane pilot

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