Entries from 'Capetown'

a picknick in Kirstenbosch

One afternoon, we picked up bagels from this place and drove to Kirstenbosch for a picknick on the lawn. We were joined by some guinea fowls and had a really nice time relaxing on the grass. After that we walked around the gardens in search of the protea and found them on the higher slopes…

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Down to the Cape

Of course, we also had to visit the penguins at Boulders Beach. So we drove to Simon’s Town, parked the car and walked along the wooden pathway with great views of the bay. From there, we went down to Cape Point, driving along the beautiful rugged coastline. At Cape Point we took a walk through…

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in Cape Town (finally again)

After a looong journey we arrived in Capetown and spent a few days there. It was the first time I had visited in the summer time and it was even more beautiful than I had imagined. The scenery is just incredible and it made me want to move there instantly! Also, the shopping….I guess it can’t…

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Capetown for some nights

When I got a chance to go to beautiful Capetown for some days earlier this week, of course I jumped at the opportunity! Even better, Björn and I got to go there together and spent a fantastic, sunny Sunday exploring the water front and catching up over brunch and dinner with our friend. I stayed…

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Sunset Saturday XXVIII

Another beautiful sunset at the beach in Cape Town during my first visit there in July last year. It was quite windy and the sky had been full of clouds earlier, but in the evening it cleared and so we got a great view of the sunset. Enjoy the weekend!

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Sunset Saturday XIII

We took this picture last year on our way back to Cape Town from whale watching. The road was going high along the coast with amazing views towards the water and the bay and when the sun set we just had to pull over to watch the spectacular colors in the sky and on the…

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Smooth mixture between sea and mountains: Cape Town

We made it to the “Mother City” – Cape Town and its beautiness. Last time when I was there – four years ago – she was hidden in clouds and rain but this time the capricious city showed herselfs from her best side. We had an amazing week caught between the majestic table mountain and…

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some more days around the Cape

Even though we had a full week in Cape Town, it seemed like time was flying too fast. There is just so much to do there! We managed to visit Stellenbosch and some of the nearby vinyards,went down to another end of the world at Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope,spent a lovely day…

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Market Day

We spent all morning at the thriving neighbourgoods market in Woodstock. It was recently featured in my favorite magazine and so I was very keen to check it out. And I’m happy to report it was exactly what I expected: Busy scene, beautiful setting, delicious food and lots of creativity. It’s so good to be…

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Capetonian Views

Everyone told me how beautiful Capetown is but still I wasn’t quite prepared for the outstanding beauty of this part of the world.After a long and rainy day in the car we arrived at sunset from the Sir Lowry’s Pass and for the first time I loved the traffic jam because that meant I could…

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