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Picnic at Hangklip

The unmistakable Hangklip (hanging rock) peak is in the Hangklip Core Conservation Area, one of many such areas in the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. It is a nature gem wedged between the growing and ugly sprawl of Pringle Bay and Betty’s Bay residential areas. The views from the peak are spectacular: north along Kogelberg’s sheer coast, […]

Gantouw Pass

Recently I have been stalking the Cape Town – Elgin heritage steam train on Saturdays to shoot drone video as it winds its way up Sir Lowry┬┤s Pass – sometimes without success either because of excessive wind or arriving either too early or too late for the train. On this Saturday, the wind was howling […]