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Walk in Africa / Posts tagged "Table Mountain"
29 Mar

In the hills with the Hills

Recently I had the good fortune to guide Simon & Sarah up Table Mountain. Besides the fact that Simon had the coolest hat imaginable, they are a really fun couple. Sarah pretended to have an issue with exposed heights . . . We saw a few very special flowers, but the highlight for me was Nerine sarniensis, the Guernsey Lily. This exquisite flower is a bulb from the Amaryllis family. It is one of 25 species in this genus, which is endemic to South Africa. Interestingly this species has...

2 Aug

Devil’s Peak and the Table Mountain tablecloth

    Jan Van Hunks was a retired sea captain who liked to smoke his pipe in the mornings and used to do so on the slopes of the mountain now called Devil's Peak. He smoked there because his wife used to chase him away when smoking in the house. One day as he was sitting there enjoying his smoke, a sHolothinktrange looking man appeared and asked him for a light. He gave the man a light, and for some reason the man asked him for a smoking contest.  Van Hunk agreed. They...

20 May

SAfm’s Karen Key Interviews Steve On Mountains In The Sea & Other Walks

[caption id="attachment_135" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Table Mountain"][/caption] What a pleasure to be interviewed by Karen Key on Walk in Africa. You are invited listen to this informative Mountains In The Sea Interview. Please share your comments and  experiences below. Regards Steve Bolnick It's All Free For Seniors! zp8497586rq Niche Profit Course By Chris Guthrie zp8497586rq...

21 Apr

Walking The Walk

The most scenic hike in the world? Article and images as appeared on go2africa.com by Dominic Chadbon, 9 September 2008 On the face of it, it did seem like a poor proposition: walk up some steep mountains, look at a bunch of plants, and then...

21 Apr

Wild cape wander: Table Mountain, South Africa

Travelmag published this story “. . . the clothing, skull and bones of the soldier given up for lost on the 30th of last month were found at the extremity of the Lion Mountain, about 300 roods* from the beach. The cranium was half bitten off, so it is presumed that he was devoured by a lion” - journal entry of the governor of The Cape Colony, 12 September 1659. No longer do lions roam the foothills of Table Mountain but its proximity to the bustling urban fare of cosmopolitan Cape Town...