Residents make pets welcome Lots of residents have dogs in this very pet-friendly area. The dogs love the beaches in St James and Kalk Bay which are 30 minutes drive from Cape Town. There are lovely walks to enjoy with your dogs in the Table Mountain National Park which is above the houses. The view […]
Cranes on Boyes Drive, St James are an unusual sight A private owner is building a private road down the mountain to give access to 3 plots. Working on a mountainside is always challenging. The project needed a tall and powerful crane to assist the workers. Initially, this worked well because the winter drought meant that […]
Sir Abe Bailey‘s thatch guest cottage, below the railway, has been renovated. It was designed by Herbert Baker and built in 1909 only 4 years after Sir Abe Bailey’s home, Rust en Vrede was completed. It was thrilling to be on the site to see the waves crashing in front of the cottage. It must […]
My friend’s dog died so she found a new pet to share her home in Kalk Bay. The pig walks on a lead around Kalk Bay village with my friend.
Did not get a photo of the whale but see rescue at http://www.nsri.org.za/2014/03/sa-whale-disentanglement-network-false-bay/ At dawn the next day there was a fishingboat in the same vicinity fetching the net. The whales are not seen until June so this was an early visitor.
It was such a beautiful summer’s day to drive to Simonstown on the False Bay coast. We enjoyed breakfast at http://www.thestudiokalkbay.co.za/The_Studio/BISTRO.html in Kalk Bay. The 19 cars were pre 1939. The oldest Benz 1901.
Pedal Power Association invited cyclists to meet at 6.45 am this morning at the spot where a commuter cyclist was killed last week. A White ghost cycle was placed on a polel on the pavement. About 40 cyclists gathered round some with boards that said CYCLISTS STAY ALIVE AT 1.5 meter. Sports minister made a […]
There has been lots of rain between the beautiful sunny winter days. So there was a waterfall to see on Boyes Drive.
It was a perfect sunny winter’s day in Kalk Bay. We went with Chad in his boat to see Seal Island. It was very exciting to see whales from the ocean on our way to Seal Island. There are hundreds of seals in and out of the water. Plenty of food for sharks. The […]
Kalk Bay and St James residents cheer the cyclists on Boyes Drive while enjoying breakfast parties on the roadside. 41000 + cyclists registered for the race last October. 31000+ started the race. 29000 + finished. It was a wonderful day in Cape Town. Too much sun and little wind. […]