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Dot’s Dash 2017

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Originally posted on roncorylus:
Our annual walk up Dot’s Dash in the Kogelberg did not disappoint.  The weather was very favourable and cool, although there was a stiff westerly breeze blowing.  Only eight Hurriers pitched up, but they all enjoyed…

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Our Phosphorescent Sea

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Originally posted on roncorylus:
Last night we went down to the beach and were quite gobsmacked by the beautiful phosphorescence which we saw in the breaking waves and spray along the Hermanus coastline.  To stand in the dark and see…

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Disas at Pig’s Snout

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Originally posted on roncorylus:
A short walk up to the beautiful waterfalls at Pig’s Snout this afternoon was well rewarded. We saw around fifty Disa uniflora flowers spread up the cliff face.  Water cascaded gently around them and there were…

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Aasvoelkop Walk

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This morning we set off at the crack of dawn in order to allow ourselves an opportunity to climb Aasvoelkop before the heat of the day.  It was a wise choice as we had perfect walking…

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Fernkloof Orchids seen in 2016

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Featured above are most of the Orchids seen in Fernkloof during 2016.  The Orchid Year started with the fabulous Disa forficaria – and what a stir it caused!  Then we had a bit of a break…

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The Last Walk of 2016

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Originally posted on roncorylus:
This morning saw just three of us on the mountain searching for new post-fire plants,especially Orchids.  There were very few of the latter out, as the season is drawing to an end, and we saw only…

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Another Day in the Burn

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There were eight participants in this morning’s post-fire plant monitoring walk in Fernkloof Reserve.  We set off early so as to avoid some of the day’s heat and were up on the Jeep Track by 7:00…

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