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journal: beautiful biomimicry

Remember visiting the Noordhoek Common for our Biomimicry Lesson? Barbara Jones helped us understand the way we can learn from and use the wonderful designs in Nature to help us with find better ways to live. What a fascinating topic!             We were tasked to sit down, observe and take … Continue reading »

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Blown away at Zandvlei!

There was much anticipation at Zandvlei at our last outing, as we were promised a chance to go canoeing! We listened to our guide as he told us about the area and how to canoe safely. There are no pictures of us on the water because we were having so much fun we were unable … Continue reading »

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Protected: Clambering Cave Printables

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Cool Constantia Greenbelts

Wasn’t it just wonderful to get out into nature on our last Cape Explorer’s outing to the Cool Constantia Greenbelts?  I really enjoyed seeing all that greenery, it’s been a really dry brown summer! How about you, did you enjoy it? We live in such a beautiful part of the world it’s great to get … Continue reading »

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Boats and Floats

Wasn’t it wonderful to celebrate the start of a new year with Cape Explorers by heading off to Silvermine Dam to spend some time with our friends? The weather was just perfect for a dip in the dam! I have promised myself that this year I’m going to be just as adventurous as the young … Continue reading »

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Muizenberg Historical Walk

Hi there, didn’t you just love reading our Living Letter on the history of Muizenberg? It was jam packed with so much information! If you didn’t get a chance to read it yet, I really would recommend it. Muizenberg was quite the hive of activity in days gone by! Many interesting people seemed to make … Continue reading »

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Take 2: Slangkop – Round Two!

Right. So at last, we returned to Slangkop Lighthouse to have our tour! The weather played along and it was a perfect day in Autumn. Our littlest Explorer joined in too… The lighthouse keeper gave us a little talk in his office… And then off we went to climb right to the tippy tip top! … Continue reading »

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Sobering Slave Lodge

Explorers met on a crisp clear winter’s morn to learn about this aspect of Cape Town’s past. It was a fascinating learning experience both for the junior Explorers and the Seniors. Our guides were fantastic!

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Take 2: Pleasurable Parliament

A warm, winter’s day dawned and off we all went to Parliament! Moms, you rocked in finding parking and making your way to the Assembly point well within our time constraints. You are all so awesome and make running this group such a pleasure! Our guide, Aitu, was fantastic, and kept us all entertained, Explorers … Continue reading »

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Delicious Rococoa!

On Friday we retuned with Take 2 to Rococoa. It’s an outing the Explorers love as it’s all about something so close to their hearts!       It’s the first time I have ever been on an outing and been able to fully relax whilst sipping hot chocolate whilst the Explorers were perfectly engaged … Continue reading »

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