November 2014 archive

South Africa: The Garden Route

We have spent the past six days since leaving Cape Town on the Garden Route, which more or less follows the south coast along the Atlantic and then the Indian Ocean. And in case you shared my misconception that the two oceans met at the Cape of Good Hope, I should point out that the …

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Namibia

We have just returned from Namibia and are now on the Garden Route in South Africa – watching whales from our hotel window. More on that later, but here as a .pdf file is our Post on Namibia.   To see the pictures (and a few words) from the three day trip, please open the …

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Cape Town

We have been in Cape Town since late Tuesday night and have experienced some wonderful sights and natural beauty. Tomorrow (Monday) we leave for three days in Namibia, just to the north of South Africa and hope to have a Post from there. Meantime, here is our blog from the Cape Town region – a …

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South Africa, November 2014

November 12. We arrived in Cape Town last night for a three week trip to South Africa. The first week we are staying in the home of our nephew in Bantry Bay, which is on the Atlantic Coast just outside the city of Cape Town. We have just had breakfast served (!) on the deck …

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