Cape Agulhas and Struisbaai – Tip of Africa

Surrounded by rugged beaches and peaceful De Mond Nature Reserve, the seaside villages of Cape Agulhas and Struisbaai seem to “melt into one another”. From Hermanus, it’s a two-hour drive east via R316 and R319 through rolling hills, sheep farms, and bright yellow fields of blooming canola! It’s hard keeping your eyes on the road, and…

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Silvermine Trail South Africa

Yesterday I hiked the Silvermine trail with Friends of Lion’s Head hiking club. The Silvermine trail has spectacular coastal and mountain scenery and a variety of flora, birds, and small-animals. We saw gorgeous blooming protea bushes. Silvermine Nature Reserve is a very popular recreation area. It’s part of Table Mountain National Park and includes protected…

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