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

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Ducks and Noodles at Sonstraal Dam in Durbanville (2019-07-17)

We obviously have a few of our own nice places to head out for a walk here in Gordon’s Bay (aka we live by the sea), but I have to say that I do miss having easy access to the… Continue Reading →

Strolling around Sonstraal Dam in Durbanville (2017-08-05)

Going for an afternoon stroll around Sonstraal Dam whilst feeding the ducks is somewhat of an institution for any family with small kids in Durbanville, and seeing as this is something that we did back when we were kids, there… Continue Reading →

Ducks, Doughnuts and Croissants at Vergenoegd Wine Estate in Stellenbosch (2017-09-16)

On a day that would go on to include falcon and owl watching at Eagle Encounters, admiring art installations at Spier, browsing through antiques at the Stellenbosch Toy Museum, building pizzas at Weltevreden’s The Carnival and lastly a visit with… Continue Reading →

Indian Runner Ducks and a Market at Vergenoegd in Stellenbosch (2016-10-15)

Following some delightful deli delicacies from the upmarket Asara boutique hotel outside Stellenbosch one early Saturday morning in October last year (the original plan had been to pick strawberries at Polkadraai Farm down the road in case you are wondering),… Continue Reading →

Ducks and Jungle Gyms at the Dam Park in Strand (2017-01-28)

I love the fact that we have a proper duck pond as a municipal park here in Strand. The appropriately named Dam Park is situated right across from the Strand High School and offers a nice green space in the… Continue Reading →

Ducks and Play Time at the Dam Park in Strand (2016-07-03)

We used to head out and feed the ducks at Dam Park in Strand (just opposite Strand High School) quite often when Jess was still a baby, but in recent years we’ve kind of slowed down on doing that for… Continue Reading →

Play Time at Pollock Park (2015-04-22)

I have lived in Gordon’s Bay for quite a few years now, and to date, I had still never visited Pollock Park, a little strip of interesting green literally a stone’s throw away from Vergeet-My-Nie, Jessica’s current play school. Well,… Continue Reading →

Feeding the Strand Duck Pond Geese (2015-03-07)

We kicked off an incredibly busy weekend (more on this at a later stage) by heading to the family favourite Strand duck pond (just across Strand High School) in order to feed all the hungry quackers. Armed with a loaf… Continue Reading →

Photo Gallery: Jessica and Emily feeding Ducks (2014-12-20 )

First day of my holiday and I’m already out and about with my girls (Chantelle is pretty much working 90% of the time whilst I’m on leave this year, so for the most part December 2014 will be the “Adventures… Continue Reading →

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