Monthly Archives: April 2018

Kayaking with the penguins, then on to the Cape of Good Hope

Today was one the Adventurers had looked forward to. A chance to kayak and see penguins all on one excursion. It took awhile to happen, though. Their guide Josh first made an unplanned stop in the surfing village of Muizenberg, … Continue reading

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A day that went sideways (well, too up) but all good thanks to vibrant Cape Town

The Adventurers failed to read the fine print when they set of this morning to hike Lion’s Head. They didn’t see that there was an alternative hike nor did their guide Josh poll the group on what option they preferred. … Continue reading

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Enjoying the views from and a hike on Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain

After lunch at a massive food emporium near at the Y&A Waterfront, the Adventurers headed to Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain. On their way, they stopped at Bo Kaap (bottom photo), a street of very colorful houses in a Muslim … Continue reading

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First Cape Town adventure is a visit to Robben Island

In the 80s Archbishop Desmond Tutu made frequent visits to All Saints Pasadena bringing not only his holy self and joyful spirit but tales of the blacks struggle for freedom in South Africa. That gave the female Adventurer an immediacy … Continue reading

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Protea bids us welcome to South Africa

After their 24-hour journey, the Adventurers landed in Johannesburg shortly after 7:00 am where they discovered the Protea is the flower of South Africa. So they shouldn’t have been surprised to be greeted by a bouquet of them at their … Continue reading

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First leg of long, long journey finds us at Heathrow

One can look at a long layover with a very long journey as further torture, or a chance to take your time, enjoying the rock ‘n roll exhibit in the belly of the immense airport, while walking from Terminal A … Continue reading

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Returning to the old (but new) path along Alpine Road

Most of the time the Adventurers park at the Ladera shopping center and head out along Alpine Road toward Los Trancos. But this morning, they decided to walk along the stretch of Alpine from close by their house out to … Continue reading

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