On the West Coast of Africa is a coastal village that is well known for windy summers – a perfect place for kitesurfing.
2018 was a year to remember for better or worse but it still needed my best shot for a happy ending. So, we lined up 4 girls and booked the Start Yachting course with Langebaan based Atlantic Yachting. It was my West Coast sister’s idea and she organised the logistics. On a sunny Thursday morning… Read More Setting Sail – Last Adventure for 2018
Christmas is my time out with family. Time for the Weskus. Boat trips to Kraalbaai, swimming in the salty Langebaan lagoon, trying to slay the boogie board, walking the scotties and of course… drinking good wine, trying new recipes, dishing up old time favourites and catching up on family stories.
2018 was a tough year in my books and I can’t think of anything better to do than organising a last adventure before the sun sets on this year. So, here goes. 4 girls on a yacht with great swimming strokes wanting to learn a skill that will keep us safely above the water. This… Read More Jolly Yachting – Gift to Self
Ever heard of roosterkoek? It’s a bun that’s been cooked on fire. The result is bread’s version of a marshmallow. Soft and airy. It’s been said that roosterkoek might very well be the first South African culinary creation. Who’s to argue? Today there are 2 Western Cape spots known for this dish – the garage… Read More Eat like a local
A weekend walk is a great way to relax while getting some exercise. I joined a group and took a hike from Paternoster to Britannia Bay. 20 kilometres along the roughered West Coast of South Africa. An easy walk on flat beach to prepare for the Fish River Canyon hike that we’re doing in July.… Read More West Coast – Paternoster to Britannia Bay
An hour west from Cape Town is Langebaan. Wild and untamed. Known as the Weskus. A water sport’s haven and this weekend also the host of the Weskus Marathon. A surprise sighting of the South Africa vessel, the SAS Drakensberg, was an impressive moment which my photo below not do justice. The vessel remained moored… Read More West Coast Weekend #weskus
One and half hour’s drive West from Cape Town is Langebaan. Kitesurfing paradise with a water sport for everyone and a spot of pristine beach for those wanting to chill. Eat pizza at Pearly’s and have a drink at Cocomos or Wunder Bar.
Langebaan must be South Africa’s windsurfing and kitesurfing paradise. Situated on the West Coast of South Africa this village has the 2 main ingredients required for kitesurfing and windsurfing- water and wind. Langebaan also also has 2 boat launching small harbours – 1 on the Weskus village border with the National Park and the other… Read More Langebaan – Water Sport Paradise #weskus
Situated on the waterside and developed along the coast boasting 2 marinas, Langebaan is a nature lover’s paradise. On a good day the lagoon is a mesmerizing dam of aquamarine and can easily be mistaken for the Mediterranean. If you have only one day to spend here the secret would be to stay close to… Read More 24 hours in Langebaan