Famous shipwrecks of the Cape

Famous shipwrecks of the cape It is said that the first name given by the European sailors to what we now refer to as Cape Town or the Cape Peninsula, was ‘The Cape of Storms’.  With good reason, as the winter storms are more accurately ‘tempests’. It was also described, by Sir Francis Drake as…

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Things to do in Cape Town – Cape Point

I was shocked recently to hear someone say that there is nothing to see or do in the Cape Point Nature Reserve. Well, one could say there’s almost nothing but 7750 hectares of pristine nature and some of the world’s most fabulous views, and that’s exactly how it should be. It was once a farm,…

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