Cape Clawless Otters- Safari part 1

Recently I was on a beach between Glencairn and Simons Town. It was one of those autumn days that really defines the season on the Cape Point Peninsula, periods of warm sunshine interspersed with sharp, heavy rain showers. I was mooching along the sand, just above the tide line, looking at a set of dog prints when they intersected a second set. At this point I noticed that t...
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The History of the Cape Point Peninsula Article 2: The first colonization

The weather worn rocks of the Table Mountain chain give you the feeling that they are eternal, and that things have always been as they are today. It is hard to imagine that things were once very different. In geological terms it was only a moment ago that our ancestors came to gaze upon the mountains for the first time. Evidence suggests that our ancestor’s first settled...
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New walking route added, Black Hill to Lewis Gay Dam

Fearing that the weather was going to turn for the worst over the weekend I decided to make the most of the beautiful sunshine and take a walk from Black Hill to the Lewis Gay Dam. I also wanted to see what the state of the water level in the dam was, since I had seen stats that said it should be nearly full, but I just didn't believe that we had had that much rain (see post ht...
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