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Kalk Bay and Tribeca
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Kalk Bay and Tribeca

Kalk Bay and Tribeca - My in-laws are visiting from KwaZulu Natal for the week and having not been to the Mother City for a number of years we thought we would do the ‘touristy’ thing on Sunday and started off with brunch in one of my favourite places; Kalk Ba...
Train trip and lunch at Octopus Garden in St James
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Train trip and lunch at Octopus Garden in St James

Last Sunday it was a friend’s birthday and he decided to do something a little out of the ordinary. A group of about 30 of us were invited to St James (on the False Bay Coast) to dine for lunch at the Octopus Garden and if you have ever driven past this tiny p...
Random Perfection – A different False Bay
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Random Perfection – A different False Bay

It’s not every day that ‘perfection’ happens, we don’t expect it to happen and most often we miss out on it because we are too busy looking and seeking something that will make a day worth wile… but then every so often one of those perfect days creeps up on yo...
Things to Do with Kids in False Bay
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Things to Do with Kids in False Bay

... things to Do with Kids in False Bay - On the other side of the Cape Peninsula, the False Bay coast offers some favourite activities of Cape Town's kids. All the moms we asked recommended spending time at Boulers Beach in Simons Town. We've published lots o...
Drinking tea from a wooden cup – the Tibetan Teahouse in Seaforth
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Drinking tea from a wooden cup – the Tibetan Teahouse in Seaforth

Tibetan folklore states that drinking tea from a wooden cup will make you handsome, popular and wise. And this is just one of the little idiosyncrasies that make the Tibetan Teahouse in Seaforth such a gem. The gallery and teahouse promise 'food for body and s...
Musselling at Scarborough
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Musselling at Scarborough

I would be perfectly happy spending an afternoon a weekend kicking back on the couch; watching the Isidingo omnibus or reading the latest Fair Lady.  My husband on the other hand thinks its complete sacrilege to waste a beautiful, sunny summers day (and let’s ...
Smitswinkel Bay Photographs
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Smitswinkel Bay Photographs

Smitswinkel Bay Photographs - Photos taken of Smitswinkel Bay on the False Bay Coast in the Cape. Smitswinkel Bay (or Smitswinkelbaai) is practically inaccessible and right next to the Cape Point Nature Reserve. Reached only by foot, it is worth the effort to ...
Baboons at Castle Rock photos
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Baboons at Castle Rock photos

The baboons at Castle Rock (near Simons Town). There are 2 to 3 hour guided walks available which pass through fynbos until you encounter baboons in their natural environment and territory.(Qualified guides are always present on the walks to ensure your safety...
A Getaway to Glencairn is perfect with Kids
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A Getaway to Glencairn is perfect with Kids

Hidden in a lush protected valley on the False Bay Coast in Cape Town, between Simonstown and Fish Hoek, lies the quaint suburb of Glencairn. With a nature reserve and vlei sanctuary running in the middle of the greenbelt towards the sea, this area has been be...
Majestic Muizenberg
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Majestic Muizenberg

With the faded opulence of its grand old manor houses lining the seafront, its retro children’s playgrounds and vintage soft drink advertisements that have been bleached by the sun, Muizenberg wears its past on its sleeve and seems akin to stumbling upon a Mad...
Catch your Breath in Kalk Bay
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Catch your Breath in Kalk Bay

This wonderful historic harbour village, en route to Cape Point, has everything you could possibly want from a day out by the sea. Well, everything except warm water. Which is just as well, because you might be less inclined to explore all those amazing antiqu...