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 the 'National Park' Category

Monday, October 29th, 2007

Yes, it’s been quite a while indoors with the books. The weather is starting to clear up now and the end of exams are in sight! So we thought we’d go for a walk in the forest before I left to write an exam in George.

Sunday, August 26th, 2007

Saturday was a perfect day in Cape Town after the long weeks of rain. Sunshine and absolutely no wind, even at Cape Point which is a rare occurance. Richard and I headed down to our spot looking out over the bay to enjoy the weather and a sushi picnic. Not long to go now until [...]

Wednesday, July 4th, 2007

Be prepared for a lot of photos with this one, the views were too stunning to single out only a few… Yes, for those of you confused that my birthday is not listed in facebook, Monday was indeed my birthday :) So Ruth took the day off with me and we had a great day [...]

Saturday, June 23rd, 2007

We headed out to Silvermine early in the day while the weather was still decent. It was great to get outside after all the rain! We took a walk around the dam before heading up to the lookout point over Noordhoek. We started heading back just in time though as the cold front was starting [...]

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 [...]