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To Love and Leave the Cape

I will always remember my first time in Cape Town, South Africa. The first time my toes touched the ice-cold waters of the Western Cape. So many feelings were wrapped up in this encounter, but if I could choose one word it would be freedom. During this last year in Cape Town, I’ve simultaneously faced […]

Heading for the Hills: The Cape Winelands

Last weekend we headed west into the Cape Winelands for a little getaway. We arrived in Bonnievale, “the valley of cheese and wine,” located along the beautiful Breede River and spent the next three days surrounded by mountains, vineyards, and the most gorgeous gardens in the Western Cape. If it weren’t for the Bonnievale Bonanza […]

Curds & the Cape Whey

There is a constant, underlying sense of fear that one must acknowledge exists while in Cape Town, or anywhere in South Africa for that matter. It’s not quite paranoia, and sometimes you don’t even realize that you are in imminent danger when you are, but it’s there: a threat that lives on the edge of […]