Once a year a group of women take a 100km walk from the southern most point of Africa’s Cape Agulhas Lighthouse, past the Quoin Point Lighthouse at Buffelljagsbaai to finish just outside Gansbaai at Danger Point Lighthouse. 3 Overberg lighthouses in 4 gruelling days. I was fortunate to complete this hike for the 2nd time… Read More Lighthouse to Lighthouse to Lighthouse
Here I go again. Practicing for my 2nd Lighthouse2Lighthouse walk. In March 2020 I will be tackling the 90 odd number of kilometers from the Southern-most point of Africa to Gansbaai. From the Cape Agulhas Lighthouse to the one at Danger Point. I won’t be alone. I will be joined by more than 100 ladies… Read More Lighthouse2Lighthouse 1st Practice Walk
On New Year’s Day I took an Overberg road trip from Hermanus to Agulhas. With good company in the passenger seat I drove on country lanes and sang to hits on the radio. First to Stanford for coffee at the Ou Meul. It was pumping and you could sense the stress of potentially running out… Read More Southern Africa Road Trip – Hermanus to Cape Agulhas
At the southernmost point of Africa lies the coastal village of Agulhas. Marked by an impressive lighthouse there is not much more this far down south. What else do you need if you have an iconic red and white candy striped beacon that stands tall next to the rocky shore? Founded by Portuguese seafarers many… Read More Southernmost Point of Africa
As a worthy tourist destination Hermanus offers many choices to visitors. One of these is to choose between going to see some whales and checking into your hotel. Not a difficult decision. The whales of the Walker Bay have their own dedicated whale crier. Eric is part of a tradition of whale crying that started… Read More Where the whales are?