The St Francis Bay / Cape St Francis area has a number of hiking options and with such a stunning coastline how can it not? Most of the walks are shorter hikes and include coastal walks like the Blowhole Walk, Bay to Bay Walk, Shark Point Walk, Wild Side Meander and the Two Harbours Walk. There are … Continue reading Coastal hiking at St Francis Bay
Our weekend in St Francis Bay gave me the perfect material for a Random.... post. This time random shades of grey and orange. Orange, grey and white flowing together on the rocks along Cape St Francis' Wild Side on the walk to the blow hole. This rock I found on the walk to Shark Point had … Continue reading 50 Shades of Grey… and Orange
I snapped this pic during a canal cruise at St Francis Bay a week or two ago. During the trip we cruised out onto the Krom River as the sun was setting in the west behind the Kouga Wind Farm. Have I mentioned how much I love my new camera?
We are very fortunate here in Port Elizabeth that we have a number of excellent destinations surrounding us. This does mean that it isn't always that easy to decide where to go for that much needed weekend break with your loved ones. Seeing that we can't get away over Easter this year, we decided to have a family weekend away … Continue reading Canals, Coastline and Candelabra flowers – Exploring St Francis Bay
There are some really tranquil spots along the Jeffreys Bay and St Francis coastline where one can sit and take in a view of the ocean. Passing through St Francis Bay I had an hour or so before a meeting and decided to grab a couple of Geocaches. One of the caches was located close to … Continue reading Enjoying the view at Bruce’s Beauties
September is Tourism Month and on 27 September every year we celebrate World Tourism Day. Tourism is one of South Africa's biggest export products and with that I mean its something that brings foreign tourists and thus also foreign money into the country. Tourism is an important player in our economy as it creates a … Continue reading World Tourism Day – Nothing more fun than a Sho’t Left.
Boys will be boys and when it comes to boys and their 4x4 toys there is no stopping them. When the South African government banned driving on beaches both the angling and 4x4 fraternities took a big knock. The anglers couldn't go as far along the beaches as they used to or had to find overland shortcuts while … Continue reading Driving on the dunes at Brakkeduine
When the wind blows in Cape St Francis it doesn't hold back. Arriving in town for a function I actually thought that if the wolf in Three Little Pigs ever ran out of breath to huff and puff with, this would be a good spot come and stock up again. Not that its an every … Continue reading Stormy St Francis
I had to go to Cape St Francis a week or so ago for a work thing and got the opportunity to go on a boat trip on the St Francis Bay canals. Unfortunately it was heavy overcast and the pics wasn't as clear and bright as I wanted them to be. Here are just … Continue reading St Francis Bay canals
The Candelabra Flower is found in grasslands and is quite wide spread in summer rainfall areas. Unfortunately people pick them in the wild as the flower is quite striking and it never gets a chance to sow its seeds. The flower grows up to 70 centimeters high from a bulb. It normally flowers in the … Continue reading Candelabra Flower