Hiking Blue Mountain Trail Elgin Valley South Africa

Captivating Elgin Valley is part of the Overberg‘s Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. The valley is surrounded by three mountain ranges – Kogelberg, Groenberg, and Hottentot Hollands – that form a cool mountain plateau. It’s one of the most beautiful reserves I’ve experienced! A few weeks ago, I went ziplining in Grabouw and enjoyed eagle-eye views of the…

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Jonkershoek Nature Reserve South Africa

For months I’ve been hiking Table Mountain and Cape Town’s outlying nature reserves. The Western Cape has so many beautiful reserves it will take a long time to visit them all! Last weekend the hike was at Jonkershoek Nature Reserve near Stellenbosch. ________________________ “Jonkershoek is one of four nature reserves that are part of the…

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