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 →

Pizza and Baboons at Something Els in Rooi Els (2020-11-08)

Last month Chantelle and her The Helderberg Cake Company venture had as her last bake for the weekend a Sunday delivery out in Betty’s Bay, and so to combine wanting to get out of the house and grabbing a spot… Continue Reading →

Traipsing about Rooi-Els Nature Reserve (2019-01-19)

At the start of last year I managed the unusual in that on a rare weekend morning without Helderberg Cake Company orders to fulfill, I got Chantelle to agree to come out for a nature walk with me and the… Continue Reading →

Nature Walk along the Kleinmond Coastal Walkway (2019-04-07)

Kleinmond is another one of those easy to love little coastal towns in the Overberg district, family friendly and perfect for tourist beach getaways. It also happens to be home to a very gentle, short but very scenic coastal walkway,… 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 →

Penguins and a Beach in Betty’s Bay (2019-03-16)

Who doesn’t love watching pengweenis waddle around, cool off with a dip in the sea, and occasionally bray like donkeys? In terms of African penguin colonies in the world, there aren’t exactly many of them, but as luck would have… 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 →

Lizards and Baboons in Rooi Els (2019-07-13)

Having just taken possession of my new car, I immediately took it out for a run along the achingly scenic Clarence Drive (as one should), in the process dragging Jessica along to join me for the drive and a bit… Continue Reading →

Poached Eggs and Exploring the Beach in Pringle Bay (2018-04-21)

Upgraded road surface along Clarence Drive, Kogelberg views for days, delicious poached eggs benedict for breakfast from Simply Coffee and then some exploring of the rock pools, dunes and lovely beach of Pringle Bay – now that’s the way to… Continue Reading →

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