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 […]

Stockbridge at Christmas

It’s been a while Stockbridge but  the reunion of  The Grey Traveller and this perfect Hampshire village was sweet. The windows were festive, the retailers cheery and  The Three Cups welcoming with warmth, good food and great cheer. Here are a few of my favourite photos. Happy Christmas.  

Two more travel rants!

You know me I like to travel rant……… here are two things that have recently annoyed me……. Selfish iPad man –  whilst watching the changing of the guard in Athens , someone at the front held his iPad up to film the entire ceremony which meant about eight people behind him found it difficult to see. Breaking the rules -In The […]