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Entries Tagged as 'Saturday Spot'

Saturday Spot: Dias Beach and Venus Pools at Cape Point…

February 24th, 2015 · 8 Comments

Over the last year we have spent countless hours exploring Cape Point, but we have never been to Dias Beach before. I spotted this beach years and years ago, it has been on my list of “must go places” literally forever… here is a picture from way back when… and you can see why it […]

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And Just Like that I am off to Zambia to Plant Trees with GreenPop…

February 19th, 2015 · 34 Comments

So I am just interrupting my blog schedule for the week… to tell you about the happenings at GreenPop. We have blogged about them them in the past and it turns out we are going to be blogging a fair bit about them in the future. GreenPop is a local organisation that is fun and […]

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Se7en+1 Visit GreenPeace and the Rainbow Warrior…

February 11th, 2015 · 6 Comments

Many events pass us by, many happenings go unnoticed… but when I heard that the Rainbow Warrior would be in Cape Town and that they were giving free tours I knew we would do anything to get there. Honestly, as someone who has sailed the ocean blue, this is a bit of a dream come […]

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Sylvia Earle and Ocean Conservation, What an Inspiration…

December 6th, 2014 · 3 Comments

I am all for inspiring my kids to think big, by doing small… I look for every opportunity to inspire them. We live beside the sea, and from surfing to science degrees, the ocean has always been a part of my life. For the next ten days Sylvia Earle will be in South Africa, and […]

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Another Cape Point Hike: The Shipwreck Trail and Beyond…

November 26th, 2014 · 2 Comments

This past Friday was a day out for us at Cape Point, turns out we just can’t get enough of exploring this place… As usual our morning began with some time spent with our incredible ranger and creating our own spotter’s guides… Creating our own Spotter’s Guides. To create a guide book you need to […]

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The Easiest Hike in Cape Point by Far…

November 20th, 2014 · 11 Comments

You know we have that mid-week, longing for the weekend feeling when we pop a hiking post up in the middle of the week. After a year of hiking about and exploring the park we appear to have found our hiking rhythm. It is pretty much routine, sandwiches are made and we are packed and […]

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Cape Wild Fire on Elsies Peak Above Fish Hoek and Glencairn…

November 19th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Just an ordinary day… that began with everyone doing a bit of school and hanging the laundry while watching the ocean… And the power going out for maintenance, as it does. And a puff of clouds above house. But when the Cape Fire Helicopters arrived we knew there was a bigger problem… And it quickly […]

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