Lots of genade or grace was required for my 35km circular hike from Genadendal in the heart of the Overberg this weekend. Here are a few photos of an exhausting and strenuous adventure that was booked via CapeNature. Day 1 was tough – we climbed 600 meters. Day 2 was a killer – we climbed… Read More Genadendal Hike – Overberg adventure
Last year it was the Portuguese Camino. This year it was the De Hoop Whale Trail managed by CapeNature. 54 kilometers of hiking through Overberg nature. The Whale Trail has a goal for every day. A specific start and end. A final destination with only one route to go. The Whale Trail is challenging in… Read More De Hoop Whale Trail – A Total Surrender
A spot went open and voila… I’m walking the CapeNature Whale Trail. Part of a group of 12 we will all meet up in De Hoop Nature Reserve on Monday 26 March. This Overberg hiking route has been listed as one of South Africa’s top 3 hiking trails and covers 55km of Overberg landscape. It… Read More Whale Trail… I’m Ready!
Betty’s Bay owes its existence to three business partners who developed the Cape Whale Coast stretch from Rooi Els to Betty’s Bay. Arthur Youldon, Jack Clarence and Harold Porter formed the Hangklip Beach Estates and bought the land from entrepreneur John Walsh. Today, different Cape Whale Coast landmarks bear relation to the three developers. Clarence… Read More Betty’s Bay – Top Five Things to Do
It’s officially Spring. The weather did not play along on the Cape Whale Coast and Hermanus launched Spring Day with a drizzle. It is also the start of Tourism Month and the international theme is “Tourism For All”. I am putting myself to the challenge of optimising on Tourism Month with daily new and unique… Read More Tourism Month, Day 1 #TourismForAll