Hiking Cape Town: Hoerikwaggo Trail from Bokkemanskloof to East Fort

This was a special hike, as we were celebrating our one-year anniversary of moving to Cape Town, and also because the hike itself started from our house!

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christmas in cape town

Holidays in South Africa

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from South Africa!

Despite being away from family, we had a great holiday season in South Africa. It was still strange, though, being in the Southern Hemisphere. We’re used to cold weather this time of year, so it was a little hard to put on Christmas music and feel festive. In the same week, we went surfing and got sunburnt, enjoyed a carol’s concert, swam in the pool and opened Christmas presents. It was confusing. Continue reading