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7 Jaw-Dropping False Bay Tidal Pools For Swims With A View
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7 Jaw-Dropping False Bay Tidal Pools For Swims With A View

For those who ask if it's safe to swim in Cape Town's waters, here is a list of, not only the safest spaces in which to swim, but also some of the most beautiful. Cape Town has various 'artificial' tidal pools, as opposed to natural tidal pools (natural sea...
Meandering from Muizenberg to Simons Town
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Meandering from Muizenberg to Simons Town

The strip of land hugging the coastline between the shores of Muizenberg to Simons Town is some of the most visually beautiful land in Cape Town. There are a few ways to explore this: rent a car, a scooter, and bicycle or use the Metrorail train which runs alo...
I Love St James Because …
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I Love St James Because …

Hi, I’m Barbara from St James in False Bay of Cape Town. St James IS BEST KNOWN FOR its’ colourful traditional Victorian bathing boxes or beach huts. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT the beach in front of the Beach Huts – they are fun, colourful and iconic so m...
Walk above St James – a perfect child-friendly Cape Town hike via the Old Mule Path
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Walk above St James – a perfect child-friendly Cape Town hike via the Old Mule Path

I'm hopeless with a map. Whilst someone in the know can understand that little yellow lines close together indicate steepness, I go into fuzz land when faced with similar. It goes back to school Geography, where the sight of a map used to send me into parox...
A walk at Silvermine – so much more than a breath of fresh air
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A walk at Silvermine – so much more than a breath of fresh air

Beautiful Silvermine nature reserve forms part of Table Mountain National Park and hugs the greater part of the Cape Peninsula mountain range from Constantiaberg to Kalk Bay. Whilst most Capetonians know gate one - on the right-hand-side of Ou Kaapse Weg when ...
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...