Bainskloof Pass


Bainskloof, South Africa, scenic pass, mountains, Western Cape, Boland, wine,

One beautiful, clear, and windless Saturday, while on our way home from visiting the Slow Market, Joshua fell asleep in the car just before we reached home.  Parenting 101: do not wake a sleeping baby! As any sane parents would do, we just kept on driving. We’ve heard great things about the Bainskloof Pass – the scenic, not-so-high-way between Wellington and Ceres/Worcester, that forms part of the Limietberg Nature Reserve. So decided it was the perfect time for a little adventure.

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Cape Town Adventures: Cape Point and Dias Beach


Visiting Cape Point and Dias Beach is a must for any trip to Cape Town. Its the end of the Cape Peninsula and feels a bit like the end of the world! People go for the views, and boy are they are worth it. Breathtaking blues and greens stretching for miles, water and mountains melding together. On a clear day you can see the mountains all the way around False Bay.Read More →

Cape Peninsula: Where gypsies might stay put


Cape Peninsula, Cape Town

Tobi and I have gypsy blood. We’ve moved house five times in our six years of marriage. It is always tough to say goodbye to friends. But we have never been so sad about leaving a place, as we are about moving away from the Cape Peninsula: green mountains all around, the ocean just ten minutes away on either side, chilled community vibes, the secretiveness that surrounds it all… Read More →

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