Hiking Blue Mountain Trail Elgin Valley South Africa

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

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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 we hiked Jonkershoek Nature Reserve near Stellenbosch. ________________________ “Jonkershoek is one of four nature reserves that are part of the greater Cape…

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