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!
Since moving to Hout Bay, we’ve been itching to climb the back table of Table Mountain. The last of the peaks making up the long line of the Twelve Apostles is called Judas Peak, naturally. Continue reading
We park beside a giant sand dune at Sandy Bay and climb over it to the reach the trail. We don’t know much about this hike, other than the city of Cape Town pronounced it a “no go” spot due to thefts and muggings. But that was at least 2 years ago. Continue reading
It’s been so fun to play tourists this week as we’re getting to know our new city–going out to explore while the rest of our American world is still sleeping. Both of us can hardly believe we’re here. I had a moment as I was going to sleep one night this week, where I thought suddenly: “I’m in Cape Town.” I turned over to tell Chas–he needed to know, too. Does he know? We’re in South Africa! It’s bizarre. Continue reading