Category Archives: Being a Tourist in Cape Town

Elsie is Feeling Better

Wednesday I woke a few times in the night wondering if Stacey and Elsie were getting any sleep at all. This morning the news came that they had about three hours sleep. Elsie’s tummy issues were not resolved so she … Continue reading

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I Touched the Top of a Lighthouse!

Sunday Well it looked like I did. Mike and I took an afternoon walk to Kommetjie Lighthouse and we had some fun… Mike pushing it into the sea… Then I took a whole lot of photos of Kommetjie Lighthouse from … Continue reading

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Friday 33 years ago Mike and I said “I do!” And we happily have. Today we went to Groot Constantia for breakfast with Julian and David. It was a lovely day. This is the restaurant… The long main drive to … Continue reading

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Hello Cape Town!

Sunday Today we decided to go for a drive and see Camps Bay. We went Chapman’s Peak Drive and stopped a number of time, although this first photo was taken from the car as we slowly drove up Chappies. Noordhoek … Continue reading

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A Day for Us

Sunday Today was a day for Mike and I. We decided to go to beautiful Scarborough. I don’t know if we have walked on this beach together before. It was a majestic winters day in Cape Town.  Just look at … Continue reading

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Walking Through Field and Forest

That’s what we did today. It has been a good day off with just a smidgen of work. Mike wanted to practice golf, so he headed to Simon’s Town. Julian and I talked about walking in the Silvermine reserve but … Continue reading

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Waiting a Little Longer…

I woke up around 3am and checked my phone. The ship was still parked off Three Anchor Bay. It still hadn’t moved by 7am and the wind was howling. We had expected to wake up on Friday morning on the … Continue reading

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Hit & Run

The day began early. I had planned to go swim at the gym so just after 6-30am, I was in the pool doing laps. 60 minutes later, I showered and drove home. Mike was in from his run and he … Continue reading

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Visiting the Aquarium

I have not visited the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town for YEARS! Today we did! I planned it a while ago and didn’t tell Julian where we were going. We left home around 3pm and drove through to the … Continue reading

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Horse Riding on Noordhoek Beach

This is something I have wanted to do for years. David made it happen! He picked me up at 8am and we were soon on our way along a track to the beach… Through the wetlands… The path narrows and … Continue reading

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Unexpected Gift

This morning Mike and I were almost home after having breakfast with Julian, when Mike’s cell phone rang. He was driving, so I answered it. It was Take-a-lot saying he was standing outside with our package. I didn’t know we … Continue reading

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Let Me Always Remember This Day

Wow! What a day. The surprise for Julian was a trip up Table Mountain! I actually told him at breakfast so he could prepare and anticipate.  David joined us. He had a band practice until 3-15pm, which was perfect timing. … Continue reading

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Travelling Breakfast

We didn’t travel far, but we did have a travelling breakfast this morning. The plan was to go and have a massive breakfast that would last the whole day. We met at Harbour Bay and headed for the Blue Door… … Continue reading

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Visit to the City Library & World Cup Soccer

I have never been to the Cape Town library. Today, Julian and I drove through to Cape Town for a visit. It’s opposite the Parade and open until 4pm on a Saturday.  It’s over three floors. This is the top … Continue reading

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Beautiful Winter’s Day in Fish Hoek

It most certainly has been a most beautiful winter’s day in Fish Hoek. This evening Julian and I walked to Kalk Bay. It’s such a lovely walk from down the cat walk, along the beach and then along the Main … Continue reading

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