Hiking Blue Mountain Trail Elgin Valley South Africa

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 magnificent 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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Ziplining Grabouw Elgin Valley, South Africa

For years I’ve wanted to experience ziplining. Saturday was the day! The adventure didn’t disappoint and was rich with adrenaline rushes, beautiful landscapes, and good company. I discovered Cape Canopy Tours with the help of a local adventure activity company – Walker Bay Adventures. After four attempts at joining a Cape Town kayak group and…

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Cape Overberg Nature Reserves South Africa

The entire Overberg is an exquisite nature reserve and floral kingdom with richer fynbos than any other area in the Cape. I arrived in July – the heart of winter – but the weather was dry and warm. During August, we’re still waiting for winter and have only had a few significant storms. The reservoirs aren’t…

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