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 March, 2007

Sunday, March 25th, 2007

Click here for directions and permit information. On a very rainy Saturday morning we headed off to hike the Steenbras River Trail (aka Crystal Pools) in Gordon’s Bay. Thankfully we drove out of the downpour and into the most beautiful hiking weather… As usual, stunning views throughout the walk. Below are Richard and Karen at [...]

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

Yay for public holidays in the middle of the week! Richard and I took a walk in the afternoon up to the Silvermine reserve. It was great to get outdoors and get some exercise going but the wind was something else. The clouds were also quite beautiful, but I think we’ll save the Extensive Silvermine [...]

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

My folks came to visit for the holiday. They brought down a car for Ruth to use since Molly got taken from outside her work in Tamboerskloof and they also brought Gran along to show her where I’ve been living these past few years.

Sunday, March 11th, 2007

Skiing in Vermont Richard and I took the Friday off work and headed to Hermanus on the Thursday evening. His friends were going to be there from the Friday afternoon, so we thought we’d make the most of it and turn it into a long weekend. We found a great campsite right on the water [...]