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Kogelberg to Harold Porter Walk

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Originally posted on roncorylus:
Our walk this morning from Kogelberg offices to Harold Porter was attended by 11 members.  We had very good walking weather and, as usual, the Kogelberg did not disappoint!  The fynbos was absolutely splendid with an…

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An Interesting Moraea

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When I saw a small yellow Moraea on the plot nearby and wrote about it in my blog ‘An Empty Plot’ I had trouble identifying it and eventually settled on M neglecta, knowing that the latter…

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Kanonkop after the Rain

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Originally posted on roncorylus:
What weather!  Monday was a real summer day and hot as could be.  Today, however, loomed cold and windy, as we had a cold front passing through last night and it brought some very welcome rain. …

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An Empty Plot?

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There is an empty plot measuring only around 400 square metres close to our house in Prestwick Village, Hermanus.  At first glance one might think that it does not deserve a second glance, however, this morning…

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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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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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