And whilst savouring good coffee, peace was made with the fact that we soon had to say goodbye, until another time, to this grand wilderness - the Groot Winterhoek.
Fynbos Gems: Satyrium coriifolium
Satyrium coriifolium is a real late-winter treat in the southwestern Cape of South Africa.
Chasing Snow on foot in South Africa
Hiking to snow-capped mountain peaks in the Western Cape of South Africa!
Table Mountain Snow
Does it really snow on Table Mountain in Cape Town? Yes! Yes it does!
A Klipspringer encounter at Cape Point
A young female Klipspringer pauses on the rocky ridge, listening and watching cautiously before bouncing off down the mountainside.
Forest scene on Table Mountain
Table Mountain forest scene on a wet and moody day.
Hiking: Simonsberg in Stellenbosch
Hike to the summit of the iconic Simonsberg in the Cape Winelands!
Looking at the Fynbos recovery of the 12 Apostles Fire on Table Mountain
How has the Twelve Apostles range of Table Mountain changed over the past year and a bit since the big fire of October 2017?
Twelve Apostles Fire – 12 Month Update
As expected the mountain is looking spectacular and a new wave of colour has hit these parts.
Twelve Apostles Fire – 11 Month Update
Dominant species across the spine include Cape Anemone, Star-eyed Aristea and the striking Witmagriet. In damp areas you'll find Bulbinella nutans and Sterretjies in abundance. A seriously impressive sight.