Daily Archives: October 17, 2012

Weekend Adventures – Langebaan and West Coast National Park. And flowers. Obviously.

We took a trip to the West Coast National Park near Langebaan last weekend. It is so beautiful out there, and by far the most beautiful beach that I’ve ever seen. The lagoon is breathtaking and looks like a tropical island. The sand is whiter than your legs at the end of winter (or mine in these pictures). Really. 
I am pretty comfortable with the outdoors, but man. Have your wits about you if you take the kids. I stopped along the road to change Benjamin’s nappy and I made him stand in the bush next to the car as I did so. When I closed the door, I noticed a whole like family of big hairy caterpillars right where he’d been standing. Several bees had flown in to the car which made me scream like a girl in fright and we stopped to move tortoises, look at a few … Read the rest

Weekend Adventures – Langebaan and West Coast National Park. And flowers. Obviously.

We took a trip to the West Coast National Park near Langebaan last weekend. It is so beautiful out there, and by far the most beautiful beach that I’ve ever seen. The lagoon is breathtaking and looks like a tropical island. The sand is whiter than your legs at the end of winter (or mine in these pictures). Really. 
I am pretty comfortable with the outdoors, but man. Have your wits about you if you take the kids. I stopped along the road to change Benjamin’s nappy and I made him stand in the bush next to the car as I did so. When I closed the door, I noticed a whole like family of big hairy caterpillars right where he’d been standing. Several bees had flown in to the car which made me scream like a girl in fright and we stopped to move tortoises, look at a few … Read the rest