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Entries Tagged as 'Cape Town'

Se7en + 1 Discover the Boomslang at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens…

May 23rd, 2014 · 11 Comments

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, one of the most beautiful gardens in the world and a place we love to visit, is celebrating it’s centenary… And to celebrate, they have installed the new Boomslang Walkway. This is nothing short of a feat of engineering a winding bending walkway that takes you through the canopy and above […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outings · Saturday Spot

St. James Beach Sunrise And the 9th WorldWide Instameet…

May 21st, 2014 · 14 Comments

Of all the places that you can find us on the internet… instagram is one of our favourites. It is a place to share the little things that make up memories in our everyday life. A couple of months back I posted our visit to The Castle of the Good Hope and the 8th World […]

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Se7en + 1 Climb Table Mountain to the Top…

May 12th, 2014 · 18 Comments

I know I am going on about it, but last week we climbed Table Mountain… we have become hikers and we are excited about it. The thing about Table Mountain is that it is huge and there are many routes abounding all over it… So when you are visiting Cape Town, or one of your […]

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Se7en + 1 Steps to Great Hiking With Kids…

May 10th, 2014 · 18 Comments

There is just something about those “schools in the wild” that appeals to me, the idea of kids wandering around in the woods and playing to their hearts content just seems “all” good. I was chatting to the father person one evening and saying – how fab these schools are: “As long as you gave […]

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Tags: Electives · Outings

Saturday Spot: Pick’n Pay Women’s Walk… and PinkDrive…

April 14th, 2014 · 4 Comments

This year, all over South Africa folk are joining the Pick’n Pay Women’s Walk. Hood #3, sometimes Hood #6, and I set a challenge to walk all the walks that we could possibly get to… And so we have woken up early couple of times on a Saturday morning and dashed out in the early […]

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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: Earth Hour and Time to Plant Some Trees…

March 30th, 2014 · 13 Comments

So tonight was Earth Hour and time to make an environmental promise for a greener planet… So I asked our kids: “What is a Green House?” Clearly we still have quite a bit to learn about living a greener life. There are so many things we can do to live a greener life and every […]

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