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 […]
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 […]
To reach the Cape of Good Hope or Cape Point you need to pay £15 to enter the national park, although it is much more expensive for international visitors I still felt it was well worth it as there is so much to see and do. This is one spot where I would like to […]
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 […]
On the steep slopes of the Froggy Pond area of Simon’s Town there is a little piece of heaven ….. the exquisite upscale Residence William French. The fabulous welcome we received from both William and Janine set the tone…. it was like being invited to a friend’s house where we met with other guests for […]
One of the highlights of our recent South African road trip was a stop off at Boulder’s Beach home of the famous penguin colony. Watching them and taking photos kept us occupied for at least an hour. Here are some of my favourite penguins.
Whilst staying at the wonderful Residence William French we enjoyed dinner with other guests sat around a lovely large table, the beauty of mingling with like minded travellers is that you all swap tips and travel secrets whilst enjoying the incredible food that William serves …..more about that on another post…I digress ….the travel secret we […]