Me, Rachel Swailes. My blog about stuff I get up to in and around the Western Cape, Cape Town, George, Wilderness, Hermanus and other cool places :)

Archive for January, 2007

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

We headed off to the Cape Point Nature Reserve in the afternoon with Richard’s sister, Karen, and her friend Ryan. On arriving we had no idea that the park was so huge. In fact, we could have easily spent the whole day there looking at the historic sights and checking out the beaches. First off, [...]

Saturday, January 20th, 2007

On Friday night we hiked up to the paragliders launch pad on Lion’s Head to see Comet McNaught. We went up super early and watched the sunset and waited for the comet to show but it was at least half an hour after sunset before we started to see it. Quite a beautiful thing to [...]

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007

This evening we headed down to Clifton 4th Beach for some volleyball with some of Richard’s friends from work. It was a lovely warm evening and the beach was pretty full. And as usual, a full beach and an empty sea. Compared to Wilderness sea, this was completely freezing! As the sun started to go [...]