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The Full Quarry Hike

Saturday Today was the day… Sue and I hiked to above the Glencairn Quarry. Mike and I had gone about half way one drizzly Sunday. Today I got to go the whole way. It was Sue’s 10th time and it’s … Continue reading

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Spring in Cape Town

I just love this time of the year. Over the weekend the weather was brilliant spring weather with plenty of blue skies and warm sunshine. It made me want to get out into the garden and get some new veggies … Continue reading

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Free Entertainment.

I never tire of seeing the beauty of Cape Town. Coming from landlocked Zimbabwe at the end of 1982, I had only ever seen the sea twice. I landed in Cape Town and with eyes wide open, I took in … Continue reading

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Evening Scramble Up Elsie’s Peak

We didn’t go the whole way. I just didn’t fancy coming down Elsie’s Peak after dark! But yesterday evening, Mike suggested we go for a mountain walk. I love walking on the mountains around here, but I can’t go alone … Continue reading

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A Hike Up Elsie’s Peak…

1-13pm You don’t need to be super fit to climb Elsie’s Peak.  But first the name? How did Elsie’s Peak come about. It was all to do with a variation of tree. Trees grew prolifically along the river than ran … Continue reading

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