Sunday Play Back

The photos says it all… A morning hike from De Kelders to Grotto Beach Hermanus. A scenic stretch of coast along the Cape Whale Coast with Black Oyster Catcher birds waddling along. I walked all of 18kms and still had energy to walk one more with my foster dog Paw Paw. Lunch was the special… Read More Sunday Play Back

Beach Accessibility Improved with Amphibious Wheelchairs

Grotto Beach, Hermanus, is 1 of 3 Blue Flags beaches on the Cape Whale Coast. To achieve Blue Flag status beaches have to comply with a number of standards. Grotto Beach goes beyond the norm. The shore is accessible to persons with disabilities through the availability of amphibious wheelchairs. The Ford Motor Company generously donated… Read More Beach Accessibility Improved with Amphibious Wheelchairs

Magical Milkwoods

You would never guess that there is an open forest floor sheltered by Milkwood canopy right on Grotto Beach, Hermanus. A place where Dutchies owner, Joke, put up some fairy lights and hosted fundraising events. Tonight Monique Kalkman, Paralympian and Hall of Fame member will be talking there. This talk is also a lead-up to… Read More Magical Milkwoods

Essence of Hermanus Captured in 10 Themes

How to capture the essence of Hermanus with ten themes only? Difficult but a great way to share the Hermanus story in September – Tourism Month. Hermanuspietersfontein is an obvious choice as it was the original name of Hermanus.  This was before the local postmaster decided to shorten Hermanuspietersfontein to Hermanus to fit better on the postage stamp.  The… Read More Essence of Hermanus Captured in 10 Themes