Category Archives: Hiking in Kalk Bay

Restful Sunday

Today has been a very restful day. We went to church early – and the rest of the day was made up of watching Roger Federer squeeze out his 20th grand slam title against Marin Cilic. It was a good … Continue reading

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A Thousand Thanks

A couple of years ago at the end of every blog, I put a gratitude photo. I did it for at least a year. Eventually I stopped posting them. I think it became more of a chore than a spontaneous … Continue reading

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Silvermine to Trig Beacon Overlooking Muizenberg

Today at midday, Mike and I set off to walk from Silvermine Gate 2 to the Trig Beacon above Muizenberg, alongside Steenberg Peak. Altogether it was an easy 10km ramble which took us just under 3 hours – we didn’t … Continue reading

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Tripping Down to Ou Kraal

When I say tripping – I mean, I tripped! I came a cropper on the mountainside yesterday. On the way down to Ou Kraal,  I slipped on rocks and tumbled forward and once I fell, I kept on going, until … Continue reading

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Hiking Through Echo & Spes Bona Valleys

I had heard of Echo Valley before, but not Spes Bona. Today, 2nd July 2016, became the day that I experienced both – in all their wintry glorious undergrowth to the sound of running water and occasional birdsong.  I walked … Continue reading

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