Came across Camps Bay nearly by accident…oh yes I knew I was passing through Camps Bay on the Hop On Hop Off Bus in Cape Town but I didn’t know that I was going to be compelled to get off the bus when I saw that glittery white sand and turquoise ocean. Yes it drew me off […]
Visit Boulders Beach to smile at the penguin colony, they have been there for about thirty years. You will see signs for the penguins just south of the town and entrance for international visitors is £7. Boardwalks lead right down to the beach…. you might even spot a dassie. Simon’s Town museum was once The […]
Surprisingly I came across Chopin in Urca, or at least a statue of him looking out across the Atlantic. Not sure why he was there but he did have a quiet beach almost to himself at the foot of Sugarloaf Mountain. From the front of the cable car rising up Sugarloaf there are great views […]
Some of my favourite photos of a two day stay in Newport in the fall.
Just as it suggests a walk along the cliff path where the Atlantic Ocean meets Rhode Island. Cliff Walk can be accessed via Memorial Boulevard in Newport and immediately you are enjoying seascape views along Easton Beach to Easton Point…..but the real reason I walked the cliff path was to see the Mansions….some of […]
With limited time and it being a first visit to Cape Cod my research led me to choose Chatham as our base as it’s conveniently located on the ‘elbow’ of the Cape and roughly half way along this fab spit of land just off the New England coast, south of Boston. I say fab because the […]
We had planned to visit just one of the great Mansions of Newport (Breakers) but our hotel Gilded let us know that the day we were in Newport which was October 24th coincided with the Restoration Foundation Golden Birthday and entrance to Doris Dukes former home Rough Point was free. So we walked the famous Cliff Walk, popped into Breakers […]