Boomslang, Trees, Mountain and Sea

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  This weekend past we took a drive around the peninsula. Starting off with a visit to the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens to see the boomslang. No not the snake, although those are apparently there as well. This boomslang is a … Continue reading

Another use for old vehicles…

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I have made it one of my “things-to-do”. That is, to look out for old vehicles either abandoned or scrapped along the roadside. I have not had much success in that. I think the reason is that the tow-in services … Continue reading

Signal Guns, Fine Wines & Food

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Ke-Monate is Sotho for ‘That’s nice’ or ‘Dis Lekker’. It is also the name of a Winebar & Bistro on the Hooggelegen Hill near Durbanville. Hooggelegen is a family farm and has been so for 5 generations. The owner of … Continue reading

West Coast Tranquility

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This week my wife and I celebrate our 32nd wedding anniversary. We decided to spend the weekend, which happily was a long weekend with Monday being a public holiday (officially “Youth Day”), away at one of our favourite destinations. LAAIPLEK … Continue reading