Western Leopard Toad looking for love

We recently wrote about various wild animals that roam the streets of South Africa but we didn’t mention the Western Leopard Toad – amietophrynus pantherinus. Whilst not exactly dangerous or frightening, this little creature is endangered as a result of urban sprawl and Cape Town motorists are asked to help them on their annual love pilgrimage.…

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Cape Town ghosts

Everyone loves a ghost story – here are some of our favourite Cape Town ghosts. Tokai Manor House Built in 1796, this house was designed by Louis Thibault, a Frenchman who was South Africa’s first architect and who designed many of the finest buildings in the country. The owner was financially ruined after building it and…

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