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

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Trip to See The Cape Columbine Lighthouse (2016-02-06)

During our February weekend away in Jacobsbaai, while the rest of the crowd were enjoying their trips on the festival wagons, I thought it a good idea to drive out with the girls to go and have a look at… Continue Reading →

Things to See in South Africa: The Cape Columbine Lighthouse (near Paternoster)

In the middle of the small Columbine Nature Reserve along the West Coast of South Africa, stands the strikingly rugged Cape Columbine Lighthouse. The stretch of coastline which the lighthouse, usually the first lighthouse sighted by shipping coming from South… Continue Reading →

Weekend Away in Jacobsbaai (2015-02-07)

The Oppiwa Festival held annually in Jacobsbaai is a brilliant little Afrikaans music festival with an interesting twist. Each musician get assigned a tractor-pulled wagon for which you then buy a ticket for, the end result being a two hour… Continue Reading →

A Walk on Paternoster Beach (2014-03-02)

Paternoster is one of the oldest fishing villages on the West Coast of South Africa. It is situated 15 km north-west of Vredenburg and 145 km north of Cape Town, at Cape Columbine between Saldanha Bay and St Helena Bay…. Continue Reading →

Jacobsbaai Weekend Away with the Montgomery Clan

Xander (short for Alexander) is the tenant who has been inhabiting Monty’s Granny flat for the last couple of years, and in that time, Xander and his mom have struck up a great friendship with the family. A month or… Continue Reading →

Photo Gallery: Jacobsbaai Weekend – Abandoned Lookout Point (2012-02-12)

Xander’s mom Priscilla has just recently opened a guest house in Jacobsbaai (along the West Coast), called Artists’ Retreat. She invited Chantelle, Jessie and myself to come through for a weekend for some input from Chantelle, and as events would… Continue Reading →

Photo Gallery: Jacobsbaai Weekend – Paternoster (2012-02-11)

Xander’s mom Priscilla has just recently opened a guest house in Jacobsbaai (along the West Coast), called Artists’ Retreat. She invited Chantelle, Jessie and myself to come through for a weekend for some input from Chantelle, and as events would… Continue Reading →

Photo Gallery: Jacobsbaai Weekend – Artists’ Retreat Guest House (2012-02-10)

Xander’s mom Priscilla has just recently opened a guest house in Jacobsbaai (along the West Coast), called Artists’ Retreat. She invited Chantelle, Jessie and myself to come through for a weekend for some input from Chantelle, and as events would… Continue Reading →

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