Kirstenbosch

Sally and Paul Bartho First it was Black River and the Snowy Egret then Stranfontein and finally Kirstenbosch – the third and final part of our quick visit to Cape Town. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens is one of those special treasures any country would be proud of. Recently they added an aerial boardwalk. We had…

Strandfontein

Sally and Paul Bartho Following on from our viewing of the Snowy Egret, we took time to visit Strandfontein and Kirstenbosch. After a wet and overcast previous day it was a pleasant surprise to have a bright sunny day for birding – albeit a wee bit cool. Strandfontein wetlands are massive. Ponds and ponds of…

Snowy Egret

Trip to Black River, CT to see the Snowy Egret. Sally and Paul Bartho SavedĀ Avios points enabled us to go to Cape Town to see the Snowy Egret. Unexpectedly there were flights available for departure the following day. And we were able to use the Avios points to book a hotel in the centre of…