Walking in and around Cape Town

Originally posted on roncorylus:
We spent a few days in Sea Point and then went to Rondebosch for the weekend, allowing us to enjoy some really great walks. The first was a hike in and around Kirstenbosch Gardens, including the base of Skeleton Gorge, the Contour path and part of Nursery Gorge. What a beautiful part of the world this is, with wonderful trees, fynbos… Continue reading Walking in and around Cape Town

The Karoo Gariep Nature Reserve Experience

Originally posted on roncorylus:
We joined a group of 7 nature lovers in the Karoo Gariep Nature Reserve, based at New Holme in the Hanover District. The New Holme Farm, owned by avid conservationist and forward thinker, PC Ferreira, is a total surprise; an absolute oasis in the middle of the arid Karoo, with extensive wetlands around the Kelowan dam on the Seekoei river. The… Continue reading The Karoo Gariep Nature Reserve Experience

Migratory Birds Challenge

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
Following Barbara’s article, we will hold a Migratory Birds Challenge which will take place over the month of November. Entrants, either as individuals, or in teams of two, will be require to identify as many migratory birds as possible within a day’s drive from Hermanus, i.e. you may only count birds that you see during a day trip –… Continue reading Migratory Birds Challenge