Some days the traffic to the blog is slow, some days traffic is heavy there doesn’t seem to be a trend particularly. In March there was a surge …… is it because people had more time to search posts and actually comment or is because they were a little stir crazy and looking for inspiration […]
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 planning travel in your own country, countries that you border or indeed long haul. I would be interested in your comments please. We are planning […]
Us ladies of a certain age have our tried and tested go to products when travelling….here are my top three ……. Flexitol – I’m very much a walker and when in hot climes walking seems to make my feet especially dry with a tendency to crack at the heels. However slathering on some foot cream at bed […]
The railway disappeared in Gosport many years ago, in recent years it has been transformed into a pleasant walk way and cycle route much enjoyed over the recent lockdown, here are a few photos taken en route.
Enjoying the visits to local National Trust parklands and gardens in this glorious weather, here are a few of my favourite Uppark photos. Really well organised with limited visitors, easy to park and navigate the site, toilets are open. Uppark is in South Harting, near Petersfield, Hampshire.
Drive from Noordhoek to Houts Bay as you will be on the left side of the road with the best views. Check the Chapman’s Peak website before you go to make sure the Peak is open. Morning visit to Hout Bay might mean an opportunity to see the fishing fleet land their haul. One of the […]
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 day. However we stopped off at Hout Bay and watched the fishermen haul their catch, avoided the souvenir stalls and kept well away from a sea lion that locals […]
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 […]
This lockdown phase has made many of us appreciate the local area much more. I have never seen so many poppies in the fields or perhaps I have just never taken the time to notice them. The photos are of Stubbington and Portchester poppies in Hampshire. Enjoy!
There are three tall buildings visible from the climb up to Table mountain called Salt, Pepper and Mustard. The cloud cover over Table Mountain is known as the Table Cloth. You can hear the noon cannon shot from Signal Hill right across the city. It can be very windy in Cape Town! Load shedding is […]