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11 Oct

Mountains In The Sea Video

For a while now people have been telling me that they'd like to understand why we rave about the Mountains In The Sea trail from Table Mountain to Cape Point. Well Dean Paarman managed to upload a short video onto our FACEBOOK profile. For an i cheap cialis online dea of the most spectacular walk in the world - have look at the short video: online casino gratis ...

3 Oct

TEAM BUILDING AND LESSONS FROM NATURE

For some time now Walk In Africa has been developing corporate walking experiences. Last week we teamed-up with PROMENTOR and took a few of their affiliates on a walk. PROMENTOR works in the corporate sector, assisting entrepreneurs, business leaders and professionals to improve their performance and that of their businesses. This was an ideal opportunity to obtain feedback from the experts. We chose a walk that provided a little bit of a challenge, plenty of reward, spectacular scenery and great diversity. We used several tools for this exercise. One of these...

27 Sep

ULF & THE LITTLE PAINTED LADY

Last week I was extremely fortunate to go walking with two doyens of the travel industry from opposite sides of the world. Ulf Hansen represents Hummingbird Lifetysle Travel in Sweden anbuy propecia online without prescriptiond Nick Buckland is with Into Africa in South Africa. Nick’s energetic son Dennis joined us and we could not have wished for a better day on which to walk one of the greatest routes in South Africa. It’s that time of year again when we are spoiled by flowers. I am always amazed at (and enthralled by) the delicate and exquisite Gladioli...

20 Sep

Imagine if we all spoke French?

For almost a thousand years the French and the British have been having a go at each other. From the Battle of Hastings in 1066, to the bid for the 2012 Olympics (which the Brits have won by the way), one’s loathing of the other has kept the Anglo-French war alive. This too is true for each of the country’s colonies. Although the Cape was first settled by the Dutch in 1652, Sir Francis Drake had passed earlier in 1580 and left his British Flag behind. It was only much...

8 Sep

Maclear’s Beacon

Maclear's Beacon is a stone cairn built in 1865 by Sir Thomas Maclear for trigonometrical survey. It is 1,086 metres (3,563 ft) above sea level, about 19 metres (62 ft) hBinary Options Trading Signals Live!igher than the cable station at the western end of the plateau. if you haven't been there then you haven't really climbed Table Mountain. The beacon is a large stone cairn placed to mark the highest point on the mountain by Sir Thomas Maclear in 1844.Dr. Maclear had a keen interest in amateur astronomy, and would...

30 Aug

The King’s Block House

The Kings Block House is a historical site on Devils Peak. Named after King George III of Great Britain, high on the Eastern flank of Table Mountain is the highest of a series of Block Houses built by the British in 1796, as a defensive and lookout position. Kings block house was placed theMejorar Las Erecciones - Cure Erectile Dysfunction Spanishre as from that point it was possible to see False Bay on the Eastern side of the Cape Peninsula and from there it was possible to signal via the...

23 Aug

What pollinates flowers that smell like chocolate?

This week I took a group of climate-change academics from Japan on a tour. We stopped at the Harold Porter Nature Reserve where we found this large Bietou (Chrysanthemoides monolifera). The BSix Pack Abs Exercises - 50% Comm. - Elite Marketing=big Bucks For Youietou is a tough beautiful pioneering species from the daisy family. It’s genus name refers to the fact that it looks like a chrysanthemum and the species name refers to the fact that its berry-like fruits are arranged like a necklace. The common name, bietou is the original...