Cape Town fires 2015

Cape Town fires 2015 – the worst since 2000, we won’t forget them in a hurry. The Western Cape mountains are covered with a very unique type of vegetation called ‘fynbos‘. One of its special characteristics is that some of it needs fire to regenerate. Now that man has encroached on nature, we prefer to plan those fires…

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Cape Peninsula – an awesome place

I don’t know if I could live anywhere that doesn’t have mountains or ocean.  I live on the Cape Peninsula so I have both – lucky me! I don’t climb the mountains often enough (does it count that I regularly use the cable car to the top of Table Mountain?) and I seldom swim in the icy waters…

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