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

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Scooters along the Sea Point Promenade in Cape Town (2020-07-04)

Last year, in a small effort to change our scenery for a bit, Chantelle, the girls and I headed out for a stroll along the fabulous Sea Point Promenade, that lovely 11 km long walk that stretches all the way… Continue Reading →

A Year of Beach Walks in Strand (2019-12-31)

Catching up with another trove of files for safekeeping from the “Unposted Photos” folder on my laptop – this is a whole lot of images of Strand beach taken during walks/visits in 2019. Five kilometres of white sandy beach overlooking… Continue Reading →

Paragliders and Softserve along the Sea Point Promenade in Cape Town (2020-02-15)

The Covid-19 coronavirus is currently happily running amok and we’re rightfully locked down in the hopes of slowing down the spread of the virus. Of course, before it reached our shores we were still okay with walking about among crowds… Continue Reading →

A Year of Beach Walks in Strand (2017-12-31)

Catching up with another trove of files from the “Unposted Photos” folder on my laptop, this is a whole lot of images of Strand beach taken during walks/visits in 2017. 5 km of white sandy beach overlooking False Bay, one… Continue Reading →

Tea in the Park and a stroll along Sea Point Promenade in Cape Town (2018-05-01)

It is an absolute Cape Town institution to head out for a walk along the Sea Point Promenade. Stretching all the way from the Waterfront at Mouille Point all the way down to Sea Point, the promenade is perfect for… Continue Reading →

Cable Cars and Signal Hill Sightseeing in Cape Town (2017-05-11)

The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway has for many years now offered a free adult ticket up the mountain on a South African citizen’s birthday – a deal which I’ve seldom made good on, but not necessarily for the lack of… Continue Reading →

USA 2016 – 22 Ships, Fish and Chips along the Embarcadero of San Diego (2016-07-18)

It is kind of sad that Anthony’s Fish Grotto, which had faithfully been serving customers along San Diego’s Embarcadero for 70 years, eventually lost the bid to renew its licence, meaning that when February 2017 rolled around, that familiar waterfront… Continue Reading →

Autumn Light and the Time for Peace Clock along Strand Beach (2018-04-22)

You would undoubtedly have spotted the small standalone clock tower if you have ever driven down Beach Road or walked along the beach promenade in Strand. Erected in 1994 and designed by Danie Pienaar, this structure standing on the sand… Continue Reading →

Banoffee Waffles at the Belgian Waffle House in Strand (2017-12-15)

Just a friendly reminder, but if you are at the beach in Strand and are looking perhaps to either escape the wind or treat your kids to something nice, then it is worth knowing that the excellent Belgian waffles from The… Continue Reading →

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