Stony Point Nature Reserve Betty’s Bay South Africa

Stony Point Nature Reserve, formerly an infamous whaling station, is home to African penguins, Egyptian geese, seabirds, dassies, and shipwrecks. A rocky outcrop along the Atlantic Ocean Whale Coast, it’s situated below the Kogelberg Mountains and has fascinating history! It’s no secret that I think South Africa’s nature reserves are special, but Stony Point has…

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Hoerikwaggo Trail Table Mountain

Tomorrow I begin a hike in the Hottentots-Holland mountain range. The mountains are part of the Western Cape Fold Belt and form a barrier between Cape Town’s metropolitan area and the southern Overberg coast. There is one major highway that crosses Sir Lowry’s Pass and the Hottentots-Holland Mountains. The range is primarily Table Mountain sandstone…

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