Walking through the flowers on the Perlemoen Trail

Beachcomber Guide Blogs

Cape Leopard at Flower Valley Overberg
Wildlife

Overberg Mammals

Many of the mammals of the Agulhas plane are seldom seen due to their nocturnal lifestyle but signs of them having passed through an area

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Buoy barnacle Dosima fascicularis
Wildlife

Barnacle Bill

Barnacles are often overlooked but a short trip into the life of these varied and advanced creatures tells a different story. A barnacle is a

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Spiral Maths & Everything

Fibonacci is the smart guy that introduced our modern day numerical system (Arabic numerals) in 1202, replacing difficult Roman numerals, he also introduced to Europe

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Starry skies over Pearly Beach
General

Light Pollution

It makes me shiver when I hear people propose street lights for Pearly Beach, under the misconception that it will help stop crime. Better lighting

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Edible Seaweed

An important part of the coastal experience is discovering the benefits of the abundant plant life. Seaweed is mostly edible (but not always palatable), full

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Southern Right Whale breaching in Walker Bay South Africa
Wildlife

Southern Right Whales

Undoubtedly the best place to spot these Cetaceans from land is De Kelders, near Gansbaai. From June each year large numbers of Southern Right whales, Eubalaena

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