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
Every year on 26 February the residents of Gansbaai on the Cape Whale Coast remembers how their town’s history changed on this day many years ago – back in 1852. It was the day the troop ship – HMS Birkenhead – sunk while transporting troops to the Eastern Cape. They were not to reach their… Read More Gansbaai History – HMS Birkenhead
Almost at the southernmost point of Africa but not quite… the Danger Point Lighthouse.