The wilder side

The wilder side of Oudtshoorn

And while Tony was completing his course at AIFA, I used the time to explore more of what Oudtshoorn had to offer, trying as much as possible to keep outdoors. Although it is moving into winter the days are clear and warm (mostly) and indoors is freezing, so anywhere outside is the preferred spot.! First…

A proud moment

Finals in Outshoorn

Annual leave was beginning to run out, and we left Kasouga returning to Outshoorn the same day in order for Tony to maximise his time there to complete his Flight Instructor Training. Our stay this time was at Eldorado – a complex of “little boxes on the hillside, little boxes made of ticky-tacky, little boxes on…

…always and forever

THE WEDDING

The day dawned, bright and clear. All was set for a wedding to be held outdoors…the girls went off to have girly things done to their hair and get ready, and the boys gathered for boy type things: What should have been a simple haircut almost turned into a disaster as the machine ran out…

Food for all

Moving along for a wedding

After a brief return to Oudtshoorn it was off to Port Alfred and Kasouga for the wedding of this year -that of son Mark and fiancee Lindi. First an overnight stop along the way at Fisanthoek. The next morning there was time to stop off at the nearby farmers market at Harkerville, purchasing some really…

Prince Albert

A weekend in Prince Albert

As for Prince Albert itself, what a lovely little town. With a high preponderance of guest houses and subsequently cafes and craft spots it is a delightfully clean place that lends itself to slowing down and enjoying an amble -to the top of the koppie for a lookout over town or just around  town itself.…

with awesome views

Prince Albert, via the road less travelled

Yet again the weekend at our accommodation was previously booked out, so another weekend away from Outdshoorn, this time to the little town of Prince Albert. Feeling very energetic we decided to take turns alternating between riding and driving. After sharing the route from town to Schoemanshoek church we next unloaded the bikes at the bottom…