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Se7en + 1 Steps to a Great Rock Pooling Outing…

July 31st, 2014 · 18 Comments

I mentioned in our previous post that we have just had a science week and we try and include some sort of scientific outing in our science weeks. Luckily where we are we are spoilt for the great outdoors and most of our scientific outings are related to natural factual observations. There are few better […]

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Se7en + 1 Meet Up With the Cape Leopard Trust and Head out for more Hiking in Cape Point Nature Reserve…

July 16th, 2014 · 14 Comments

It’s been about a year since we began our monthly outings to explore Cape Point, and I have to say after hiking and exploring the highways and byways, it is all starting to fit together. On Friday we hiked one of the trickiest hikes in the park… some of us conquered it and one of […]

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Se7en + 1 Go Out Walking: The SirkelsVlei Walk at Cape Point…

April 8th, 2014 · 17 Comments

And just like that a monthly hike in the Game Park has been added to our daily ambles. If my children remember nothing else about their childhood I would like them to remember the heaps of time they spent together in the great outdoors… Once a month we head for Cape Point Nature Reserve, for […]

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Saturday Spot: A Vynbos Walk Through Cape Point Nature Reserve…

October 22nd, 2013 · 12 Comments

This Friday past we went for an amble through the vynbos at Cape Point, we were armed with journals and jersey’s because even though the calendar says it is Spring and the days have been warmer… Our walk was cold and wet, with occasional glimmers of sunshine… Vynbos, is our local indigenous vegetation… and from […]

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Saturday Spot: Table Mountain, A National Park Right In The City Centre…

May 20th, 2013 · 27 Comments

Table Mountain is a National Park and a world heritage site, right in the centre of Cape Town it stretches right down the Peninsula, almost into our backyard. This means that wherever you are in Cape Town you are always only a short distance from the great outdoors. Now I’ve never met a Cape Town […]

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A Walk in the Hood…

May 21st, 2012 · 8 Comments

For a long time we had more than a few folk that were too little to go for anything other than the shortest walk. Suddenly my kids are old enough to go for a walk in the neighborhood with only one person needing a ride from time to time… we are mostly mobile!!! And so […]

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Saturday Spot: In Search of Stairs and Up Elsies Peak…

February 26th, 2012 · 28 Comments

I already mentioned last week that we live on the hillside overlooking the beach and we often blog about the beach but we hardly ever blog about the mountain behind us. That is simply because when we had two or three kids I used to roar up the mountain with them… to what we called […]

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