Category Archives: hike

Flower season at West Coast National Park, Cape Town

The perfect Sunday drive to see Spring’s burst of colourful flowers, between August and September, is up the coast to West Coast National Park  and is about an hour or two’s drive from Cape Town. On arrival, as you purchase your tickets you … Continue reading

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Your guide to all 14 wonders of the man-made and natural world we live in

Our little planet is an incredible place. Across our globe, there are many wonders for you to explore and experience on your travels. If you’re keen to visit as many incredible parts of the world as you can, then we … Continue reading

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Head above the clouds on Lion’s Head, Cape Town

The sky is that beautiful old parchment in which the sun and the moon keep their diary. ~ Alfred Kreymborg The air up there in the clouds is very pure and fine, bracing and delicious. And why shouldn’t it be? … Continue reading

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Hiking in Newlands Forest in Cape Town, South Africa

On Sunday morning, I joined some friends for a brisk hike up the Newlands Forest Contour Path. Fresh air, natural surroundings, spectacular Cape Town views while getting the blood flowing is the perfect way to start a Sunday morning. In fact, … Continue reading

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What better way to celebrate a birthday than on top of Table Mountain in Cape Town

For my Mom’s birthday last month, my Dad and I joined her on a spontaneous sun downer trip up Table Mountain. As locals who glance at the mountain everyday, you sometimes forget how spectacular the view from up there is. … Continue reading

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Camping in Beaverlac, South Africa

Many years ago when I first heard about a place called Beaverlac, my naive 8-year-old mild was confused? But, we don’t have beavers in South Africa? Since then I have always wanted to visit this so called Beaverlac but never … Continue reading

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Sundowners on the Rock, Cape Town, South Africa

Another one of Cape Town’s secrets that has taken me 28 years to get to is The Rock – a mere two minute drive from my Sea Point home. I’m not going to give you directions or the location as discovering … Continue reading

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