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

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Birthday Walk, Waffles and a Picnic in the Nature Reserve (2020-11-14)

Last year was of course horrible for the vast majority of people all around the world, thanks to the ongoing COVID pandemic, and obviously this includes the children as well, with disruptions in schooling, the taking away of physical contact… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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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