House On A Hill In The Mist

A pretty scene of a house on a hill in the mists. Taken in the wine lands near Hermanus in the Western Cape area of South Africa, near Cape Town. What a beautiful place to live.  Until we explored Hermanus, we had no idea that it was a wine growing area. A wine tasting trip,…

Hermanus Wine Hoppers

Hermanus is not just about the sea and whales. There’s a thriving wine industry in the area. Join Hermanus Wine Hoppers for some wine tasting.

Burgundy Restaurant Hermanus

Breakfast under a tree in Hermanus with a view of the bay. A memory from a 2010 visit, repeated with friends in 2017.

Bientang’s Cave Hermanus

I had heard about Bientang’s Cave Restaurant in Hermanus in South Africa’s Western Cape. I finally had the chance to eat there. Read about it here.

Watching Whales in Hermanus in 2010

The other day I saw a post about whale watching from beatravelling: Onshore Whale Watching. It reminded me of an unplanned visit to Hermanus, near Cape Town a few years ago. By pure coincidence I arrived on the weekend of the whale festival. The festival is normally held towards the end of season when whales…