Things to do in Cape Town, the Helderberg, and the Cape Winelands

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A Stroll around Rooi Els and Pringle Bay (2020-10-11)

Rooi-Els is by far my go to place whenever I am in need of a nice easy outdoor walk, rich in fresh air and landscape scenery, but generally devoid of people. Such was the case on one particularly clear Spring… Continue Reading →

A Year of life in the Helderberg (2018-12-31)

With 2016 and 2017’s photo dumps already up, I now continue making a dent into the large “Unposted Photos” folder on my desktop with 2018’s batch. These are all (well mostly) photos snapped as we go about life in the… Continue Reading →

Soaking up some Sun in Rooi Els and Pringle Bay (2020-02-08)

I am doing a lot of walking these days, primarily because I enjoy it but also to try and at least somewhat counteract the insane amount of time I spend sitting in a chair behind a screen thanks to my… Continue Reading →

Sand and Tea at La Galerie in Pringle Bay (2019-07-13)

So when I took possession of my replacement car, I immediately took it for a spin out along Clarence Drive, dragging Jessica along with me for the ride. One scenic drive followed by a trundle alongside the baboons in Rooi… Continue Reading →

Grille Shack at the Pitstop Lodge in Gordon’s Bay (2019-03-03)

A super popular new dining spot landed in Gordon’s Bay this year (or more accurately, about 5 km outside of Gordon’s Bay), and of course, given that this is my home stomping ground after all, a plan was made to… Continue Reading →

A Morning Drive through Rooi-Els (2017-05-06)

Penguins and Kleinmond were on my agenda with the girls one Saturday back in May, but following the always delightful drive along Clarence Drive (with all of its 77 bends), I decided to first hang a right and slowly cruise… Continue Reading →

Things to See in South Africa: Clarence Drive (2015-05-03)

Without a doubt one of the most beautiful stretches of road in South Africa is Clarence Drive (also known as the R44), a 22 km long scenic coastal drive between the windswept hamlet of Rooi Els and the naval town… Continue Reading →

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