Articles Tagged 'Western Cape'

Cape Town and Table Mountain

During our short stay in Cape Town in October of 2012, during the first few days we could barely see the summit of Table Mountain, due to the 'Tablecloth' — a large formation of cloud which blankets the mountain.  On this particular day, it was the first time we had an uninterrupted view of Table [ continue reading ]

Africa: Day 6 - From Jo'burg to Cape Town

Our sixth day in Africa began a new chapter of what was a short but intense two-week journey.  The day before, we had been in the African bushveld, surrounded by amazing wildlife, some of which we had never seen before.  After the conclusion of that trip, we had flown back to civilisation, where the only [ continue reading ]

Africa: Day 1 - Arrival in Johannesburg

Wednesday, 3 October, 2012 was the date to which we had been counting down since June, when we received an invitation to attend the wedding of Joanne and Matt, to be held on 14 October in South Africa of all places.  Jo is a South African friend of Xenedette's, who was living in Sydney and is presently [ continue reading ]