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I Love L’Agulhas Because …
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I Love L’Agulhas Because …

Hi, I’m Hilary Marshall from South Point Self Catering and B&B and B&B in L'Agulhas in Cape Agulhas. L'Agulhas IS BEST KNOWN AS being the southernmost town in Africa, where the Indian and Atlantic oceans meet. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT the st...
Hotagterklip, Struisbaai’s historical village
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Hotagterklip, Struisbaai’s historical village

“Oh, you must visit Hotagterklip”, Ilze from the Napier farmstall mentions, on her way  to deliver another couple of her scrumptious chicken pies to the table alongside us. We are busy pouring over a map of the area, enjoying the idea of choosing where next to...
Arniston, respite for the soul on the shores of the Overberg
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Arniston, respite for the soul on the shores of the Overberg

Some people don't know this, but the seaside village of Arniston has two names. It's also called Waenhuiskrans or 'wagon shelter cliff', which describes the huge cave that you can reach only at low-tide. And no, this does not mean, as I thought, that settlers ...
L’Agulhas – In search of Horatio Blair Adams at the southern-most tip of Africa
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L’Agulhas – In search of Horatio Blair Adams at the southern-most tip of Africa

I am surprised. Pleasantly. As L'Agulhas is a lot more beautiful than I had anticipated. To my mind's eye the beachside town that also serves as the southern-most tip of Africa would be awash with gargantuan holiday homes, guest houses and pretentious restaura...
Elim – A Town with Twelve Fountains and Seventy Palm Trees
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Elim – A Town with Twelve Fountains and Seventy Palm Trees

They've only just tarred the gravel road that takes one from Bredasdorp to Elim. So it is only in the last three years that the little mission town has become more accessible for visitors to the Cape Overberg. Now an ordinary sedan like ours can make it to the...
Struisbaai or Blue Lagoon?
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Struisbaai or Blue Lagoon?

I have a very fond memory of swimming in a lagoon ten years ago. Not only found because I was ten years younger but also because the surrounding were so exquisite. Basically it was like being in The Blue Lagoon. Ten years later I may have changed, but the Blue...