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Quarry Hike

Sunday Today was the day… Mike and I walked along the ridge below Elsie’s Peak. I will call it the Quarry Hike, because had we carried on, we would have arrived above Glencairn Quarry. Perhaps next time we will go … Continue reading

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Seeing Echo from Elsie’s Peak Ridge

Monday Yesterday we climbed Elsie’s Peak. I haven’t been up there for ages – at least a few years.  It was a beautiful day… While we did go to the top which was really windy, our main reason was to … Continue reading

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Mooching on the Mountain

In this instance to ‘mooch’ is to wander aimlessly. We weren’t quite aimless, but we did wander over the mountain above Highway and Echo Roads in Fish Hoek,  looking to see if there was any chance a rough track could … 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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Early Morning Elsie’s Peak Hike

This morning I was up early and by 6ish Adrian, Stacey and I left to walk up Elsie’s Peak. The day dawned still and perfect and the view quickly became glorious… The surrounding vegetation has been burned from a fire just … Continue reading

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Elsie’s Peak Hike

2-54pm Yesterday afternoon we walked up Elsie’s Peak. The last time I did it was a year ago. We parked a little below the start of the path and Riana came with Julian and I. They set off up the … Continue reading

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