Table Mountain From Blouberg Beach


Flowers at Vergelegen

1 January 2015 by Lesley No Comment

Vergelegen is one of the few vineyards open on Jan 1.  A wonderful alternative to the beach and now a place for all the family.  Vergelegen is so well known for the grandiose Manor House with Cape Dutch architecture and the three hundred year old giant Camphor trees.  We sometimes neglect to mention the gardens ...

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Grangehurst vineyard, wine tasting with Jeremy Walker

31 December 2014 by Lesley No Comment

It can be a challenge to find a special wine tasting experience during the week between Christmas day and new year as the wine region is swamped with visitors.  It was our luck that winemaker Jeremy Walker of Grangehurst was available yesterday and took my visitors Rick and Betsy Huber (USA) through his wines.  Rick ...

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Cape Town Fishmarket restaurant has relocated to the Clocktower, Waterfront

9 December 2014 by Lesley No Comment

The Cape Town Fishmarket restaurant has relocated overnight to an exciting new venue nestled in between the Robben Island gateway and the Chavonnes Battery museum on the clocktower side of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.  Previously located inside the mall close to the lower floor cinema, this new venue will now offer the diner excellent ...

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La GuGu – the new option to explore our townships with City Sightseeing

1 October 2014 by Lesley No Comment

  La GuGu tours – an exciting new option to visit the townships and learn about their history and culture.  La GuGu tours is a new tour being offered through City Sightseeing and I think an excellent way to meet locals, try some different foods and learn about our history.  The difference with La GuGu ...

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Kirstenbosch botanical gardens

Yesterday afternoon I visited the Kirstenbosch botanical gardens and saw quite a splash of colour as we are reaping the rewards of the heavy rains over the winter months.  Spring is definitely on it’s way as our new flowers are beginning to appear.

Hermanus Whale Watching

12 August 2014 by Lesley No Comment

We are in the heart of the whale watching season and when we have a calm day with sunny weather I suggest everyone makes the one and half hour drive to Hermanus as we have so many Southern Right whales here at the moment.  The Southern Right whales were named as such because they were ...

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Visit seal island and the shipwreck, The Bos 400

21 April 2014 by Lesley No Comment

On a Cape Peninsula tour many guests like to take the boat trip to seal island which takes around 45 minutes in total.  A colony of Cape Fur seals live on Duiker Island and you can see these extraordinary mammals in their natural habitat. At 12pm lunchtime, Drumbeat Charters offer a special cruise which visits ...

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Historic Post

18 March 2014 by Lesley No Comment

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Wine Post

18 March 2014 by Lesley No Comment

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