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Beyond Beautiful!

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When Tanja and David suggested meeting us for a hike in the mountains, we chose the Dot’s Dash walk in the Kogelberg, never realising what treat we were in for. Admittedly, we have always regarded the…

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Roellas and more Roellas

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Our walk along the Contour Path above Hermanus Heights was memorable for the thousands of Roellas in bloom over most of the area. They really were spectacular and it was interesting to see the variations in…

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To Quark and back – Vogelgat at its Best

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Our last walk of the year was wonderful. Eight Hurriers walked up to Quark and back in the most sublime conditions. The fynbos was quite superb and we even got to see lots of Disa tripetaloides…

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The Palmiet Trail at Nuweberg

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Anyone looking at the accompanying photographs might be forgiven for thinking this is a beautiful trail. It is not. Most of it is along a gravel road and much of this road runs through pine forest.…

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Walking in Fernkloof – 28 October

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Eight Hurriers pitched for our walk in Fernkloof this morning – a pleasant change from the lower numbers we have been seeing, but I still wonder where the rest of you are. We walked up the…

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Up the Zig-Zag and along the Jeep Track in Fernkloof

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The weather forecast suggested light morning rain and we (Renee and I) had thought to walk in Vogelgat, but changed our minds and decided to do the Contour path above Voelklip instead. Well this idea did…

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Sunday Morning on the Contour Path above Hermanus

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We walked the Contour Path above Hermanus Heights and Northcliff this morning, covering a distance of around 8 kms. The weather was cool and great for walking and the flowers were amazing. It is so interesting…

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Birding Along the Swartrivier Road

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Blue Cranes enjoying a Spring morning An outing this morning to Rooisand and then along the Swartrivier road produced a fair number of birds, but nothing like as many as had been anticipated. What was impressive…

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Flowers on the Contour path above Hermanus Heights

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Having walked the Red Route, we decided, today, to try our luck along the contour path above Hermanus Heights. We tried to identify all the flowers along this route which were not seen on the Red…

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Red Route – Flowers

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One of the popular walks in Fernkloof is called the Red Route. On a cold morning such as we had today, it is always pleasant to start on the Klipspringer Trail and get the benefit of…

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