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Travel: The delights of Paternoster

Today we’re heading up South Africa’s West Coast to the idyllic village of Paternoster. It’s about a two hour attractive drive from Cape Town to this little heaven, a ¬†picture in blue and white. Paternoster is, quite simply, my kind of place. There are sweeping, white sandy beaches that are practically deserted, endless ocean views […]

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Our weekend getaway to picturesque Paternoster

The joys of pretty-as-a-picture Paternoster Today we’re heading up South Africa’s West Coast to the seaside village of Paternoster. It’s about a two-hour drive from Cape Town to one of the oldest fishing villages in the country. Legend has it it’s called Paternoster (our father in latin) because of the prayers said by shipwrecked Portuguese […]

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Tasty seafood and stunning views at Gaaitje in Paternoster

The beach-side charm of Gaaitjie Today we’re heading up South Africa’s West Coast to the charming seaside town of Paternoster at Cape Columbine. Known for its crayfish and white-washed fisherman’s cottages it’s a picture perfect little spot that appears in the distance as you come over that final hill. More about what to do in […]