Shhhhh Who is planning travel now?

Just wondered now that some of the world is opening up if other keen travellers are beginning to travel or planning travel for the future? Perhaps some of you are thinking about staycations or  hopping to countries that you border or indeed maybe even long haul.  I would be interested in your comments please. We […]

Where to walk in Gosport ? Railway Route.

When lockdown started to ease this stir crazy Grey Traveller started to explore closer to home and this little find was nearly on my doorstep. Earlier I had asked he who likes to be obeyed  “where can we walk in Gosport?” and this is what we came up with. The railway disappeared in  Gosport many years ago […]

Driving from Cape Town to Simon’s Town

First trip out of the Mother City was driving Cape Town to Simon’s Town. We planned our route via Chapman’s Peak but discovered that on Wednesday’s during February and March the Peak road is closed……note to self check website on the day. You would think that having retired early I had all the time in […]

What is Kalk Bay like? – photos

Happened on Kalk Bay whilst staying at the lovely William French Residence in Simons Town . A fifteen minute drive north on the Eastern Cape coastal route and with parking easy to come by there was no excuse not to stop at this fabulous arty, quirky seaside town…. ………and so glad we  did. Nice flat walking for […]

What is a Dassie?

The first time I came across a dassie it took me by surprise.  I had seen signs reminding visitors not to approach the wildlife on Table Mountain but I wasn’t prepared for seeing a giant guinea pig as I rounded a corner on one of the trails! I didn’t know what it was so asked the […]