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Baden Powell Drive – flowers, tributes, beaches and whales
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Baden Powell Drive – flowers, tributes, beaches and whales

Friends of ours arrive breathless about the flowers' beauty at our house on Saturday. They have just driven Baden Powell en route from Somerset West and are inspired. Very little persuasion is necessary to get us out on the road, which we do the very next morn...
Where to see the flowers in Cape Town
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Where to see the flowers in Cape Town

Whilst a fleeting search on Google will divulge that the spring flowers in Cape Town are found north along the R27, this is not entirely true. There are places in Cape Town where you can see wild spring flowers that erupt at this time of year. Namaqualand dais...
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 ...
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...