Old Cape buildings

I recently discovered a Facebook page dedicated to the Cape’s threatened buildings. Jim Hislop, who manages the page, takes most of the present-day photos and researches the history of the buildings. The result is a fascinating look at the history of this interesting city, and region, that is all too easy to take for granted…

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Whales

It’s whale season again in the Cape! This is when the southern-right whales arrive from their feeding grounds in the Antarctic to calve and mate in warmer water. From May to November the waters of the Western Cape teem with whales. There are many areas around the Western Cape to see whales but the most…

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