Monthly Archives: April 2013

Cape Point

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Lighthouse at Cape Point

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Smile Ellen

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Okay Vincent

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Great show!

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Metallica

Nothing else mattered for some (me) and Sad but true unbearable for others (poor Vincent)…

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Visit to Waterfront

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Pot Luck?

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Sunday Lunch

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SHOCK ing!

The above is a very rare and uncommon sighting of……standard Mercedes shocks! We have been trying to capture them since 27 February in Windhoek and finally almost 2 months later spotted them in Montague Gardens, Cape Town. So much for … Continue reading

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Melkbosstrand

The beautiful beach 5 minutes walk from Ou Skip Campsite. Town in the distance is Melkbosstrand, cozy town with a few yummy restaurants. Notice the small mountain in the back. Capetonians are so proud of it, they named it Table … Continue reading

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Ou Skip Campsite at Melkbosstrand

This campsite has been our base from 4 April till 26 April. At the Klein Sout river and 5 minutes walk to the beach, this is a very nice campsite with friendly and helpful management. One forgets you are only … Continue reading

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Fairview Wine Estate

Fairview Wine Estate visit turned out to be much more fun then Mc Donalds! After tasting the delicious wines and cheeses we ordered ourselves a bottle of white in the cozy restaurant and enjoyed it with a spread of more … Continue reading

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Second Mc Donalds!!

Another historical day…this time in Paarl. Yammie!!! Oh yes, less important but good enough to mention, after the fine dining, we drove to Fairview wine estate for some good wine and cheese tasting. In fact so good that we are … Continue reading

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First Mc Donalds!!

2 April 2013 should be marked in history books as a very very special day…my first Mc Donalds on tour.

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Dam at Doringlaagte campsite, Montagu

Someone has to do the fishing..

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Doringlaagte campsite, Montagu

Tranquil setting, lovely campsite!

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The Mystery of the DC….

We came across this plane on the way from Ceres towards the N1.

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Ceres, Swaarmoed Pass

The Swaarmoed gnome at 1185 meter!

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Ceres, Swaarmoed Pass

Cloud cover over the Matroosberg. View from our bedroom window.

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Tulbagh

Because of the cold weather at the coast we drove inland again, yes we are zigzagging through South Africa! We made a stop at Darling and tasted the locally brewed beer, one of them  “ Desert Dragon” is brewed in … Continue reading

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Tulbagh

The whole street consists of these beautiful 18th century houses!

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Tulbagh

18th Century church, restored after earthquake of 1969

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Paternoster

Time to go to the west coast again, we hit the road and drove to Paternoster. I was hoping it would be as picturesque as Doringbaai but was disappointed. It was not the way Vincent remembered it either. It is … Continue reading

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Trekoskraal

Just the 2 of us on a 2 km beach!

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Citrusdal

After 3 nights at Clanwilliam dam it was time to move on. Neither of us keen to go but the laundry basket was overfull…We had to get to a place with at least 2 trees for hanging the washing line. … Continue reading

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Olifants river

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Clanwilliam dam

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Clanwilliam dam

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