Birthday getaway: Longview ranch, Dullstroom

As I get older (as we all tend to go), I find it more important to spend quality time with my family and friends. I’m lucky, I’ve got lots of family to go around. Last year Renier and myself escaped to Longview ranch for a weekend and what a weekend it was! A cosy rock cottage on a hill overlooking the surrounding hills and valleys. A perfect spot to rest and recharge. The owner, Lydette, was kind enough to show us the other accommodation options on the farm. Wattle creek caught our eye as an awesome option as it can house 20 people in separate chalets. Fast forward to my birthday and that’s exactly what we did, went to Wattle creek. It was the perfect weekend of relaxation, fishing and fireside chatting. At times, my camera laid forgotten as I spend some time with my peeps and it was exactly what I needed! Here’s a few shots of the weekend....
Visiting Table Mountain

Visiting Table Mountain

As my birthday is during the week, this year I decided to take the trip up Table Mountain again. We were lucky that it was so open and clear, although the wind was just the wrong side of chilly. Once up there, it just hit me once again in what a beautiful country we live and most DEFINITELY the most beautiful province! So for those who haven’t been up there yet, do yourself a favour and JUST DO IT! The last image in the series is NOT from Table Mountain but it was taken from the beach in Strand – I got my own special pretty sunset that...