Last week Saturday my wife & I took a drive to see the sunset and we ended up at Mouille Point. I got a shot of the lighthouse when the light got switched on in the early evening.
Today we took my son & daughter-in-law for a picnic. When we got to the picnic site we were disappointed to find that it was closed. We decided to continue on to the seaside town of Kommetjie (Afrikaans word meaning “little bowl”) and ended up walking to the Slangkop Lighthouse (Slangkop is afrikaans for “Snake Head”). They opened the lighthouse and let us climb up to the top – 139 steps – totally worth it. The view is awesome from the top of the LH.
HMS Iron Duke arrived in Cape Town today 20-08-2014. On board her is the Webb-Ellis Trophy of World Cup Rugby. I have, on many occasions, been to Signal Hill, Lions Battery to witness the firing of the noon gun. But this … Continue reading →
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 →
My wife and I decided to take a trip to see if we could find snow in the Ceres mountains. We set out and started our trip with the customary Wimpy take-away Bacon & Cheese toasted sandwich and the mandatory … Continue reading →
It is high summer here and we are enjoying great sunny weather. Yesterday my wife and I took a drive out to Ceres. In fact we were headed out to the Klondyke Farm that is renowned in the western Cape … Continue reading →
I got the tipoff about this train derailment from a member of the public. It had apparently happened over the weekend. There was a news item about it on television which I missed. I decided to take a look and … Continue reading →