The Affair 🍷

Seduction, The Affair and then Noir. In close succession as can be expected. That’s also how Hemel-en-Aarde’s La Vierge Pinot Noirs are served. With winery visits allowed under relaxed regulations it feels as if every week should have a day dedicated to wine and a trip to La Vierge did the trick.

Welcome to Hermanus

Hashtags ruled Hermanus on Friday 7 August. From #HermanusIsOpen, #JerusalemaDanceChallenge to #LightSAred. Each supported with its own worthy cause and collaborative community effort. #HermanusIsOpen hoist the hospitality flag inviting Western Cape travellers to visit Hermanus where restaurants, art galleries, adventure activities and nature reserves are open for rediscovery. With the Southern Right Whales back for… Read More Welcome to Hermanus

Hiking Hermanus

With so many hikes to choose from in and around Hermanus you only have to put on your hiking boots, pack a bottle of water and hit the tracks. Fernkloof Nature Reserve alone has 60kms of interlinked paths to keep you hiking for days. I picked a route from VoĂ«lklip’s side and walked towards the… Read More Hiking Hermanus

Summer Blooms in the Kogelberg: Walking the Palmiet River Trail — Branch out with BotSoc

Tucked away 6km off the R44 between Bettys Bay and Kleinmond, the Kogelberg Nature Reserve is one of the hidden gems of Overberg region. Considered the heart of the Cape Floristic Region, it is renowned for being home to the highest fynbos plant diversity in the region. Top: Ceratandra atrata (Orchidaceae). Above: Lanaria lanata This… Read More Summer Blooms in the Kogelberg: Walking the Palmiet River Trail — Branch out with BotSoc