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 →

A Year of Beach Walks in Gordon’s Bay (2019-12-31)

So clearly thanks to the current COVID-19 global pandemic and South Africa’s quickly (and rightfully) imposed lockdown, there hasn’t been much traipsing outside at all, never mind actually getting to properly celebrate the big 40 that rolled in for me… 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 →

Sand Dunes Sunset at Sardinia Bay in Port Elizabeth (2017-07-07)

Having now arrived in Port Elizabeth following our short stay in the Addo Elephant Park (all part  of last year’s June Holidays road trip), one of the very first experiences that Evan and Natasha guided us to was enjoying a spectacular… Continue Reading →

Staying at The Gull in Sedgefield (2017-07-10)

The last leg of our brilliant June/July holiday breakaway saw us spending two nights based in Sedgefield, a personal favourite stomping ground of mine, thanks to having grown up with grandparents living in this gorgeous sleepy little town. In terms of… Continue Reading →

The Cold, Fossilized Sand Dunes of Myoli Beach in Sedgefield (2017-07-11)

The final leg of our June Holidays road trip saw us spend two evenings in Sedgefield, a particularly favourite spot of mine seeing as I had spent countless school holidays there with my grandparents as a small kid. As it… Continue Reading →

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