Monthly Archives: June 2014

Hiking to Cannibal Cavern

Hubby and I decided to do a guided hike to Cannibal Cavern on our first full day at The Cavern.  We usually do the hikes in and around the hotel on our own, following a map (obtainable from the Entertainment … Continue reading

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Spending a few days in the Drakensberg

  Hubby and I have been to The Cavern, a friendly family hotel  over the years, the last time being February last year when I celebrated my 60th birthday with all our children and grandchildren.  That was very, very special! At that time, mid-summer,  it … Continue reading

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Pentravel’s new brochures launch

Hubby and I went to Pentravel in Cresta for their new brochures launch the other evening.  We came away with a goodie bag each filled with the latest Trafalgar brochures and a ‘goodie/sweetie’ pack, which included a nice leather Trafalgar luggage tag which everyone on our last two … Continue reading

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Breakfast at the Blueberry Cafe, Nottingham Road

Leaving our super seaside holiday behind and making our way to the Drakensberg, hubby and I stopped in the Midlands for breakfast. The Blueberry Café  had been recommended by both Jeanette and Elaine so naturally we had to go there.  It … Continue reading

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Seascapes, sunrises and bits in-between .. finale !

A fisherman with his ‘toy’ .. a remote control boat which takes his fishing line out beyond the breakers, drops the line then returns to shore  . The flat topped rock brings back so many memories of our children sitting … Continue reading

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Another awesome sunrise over the sea ..

… deserves it’s own post … especially as it was our last morning at the coast  .. … Ballito, KwaZulu Natal:  May/June …  

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Picking mussels

The day began like this .. … and then it turned cloudy and miz, not enough however to stop me nipping down to the beach for my ‘daily-dip’!     Later that morning hubby and I sat on the rocks watching the sea, birds, … Continue reading

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