Why False Bay?
Comes from days of sailing ships heading for Table Bay, safe harbour below Table Mountain. Cape of Storms blew them around Cape Point and they found themselves in False Bay. Or they were coming from India and turned in past Cape Hangklip.
|False Bay, Cape Town, South Africa|
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False Bay blog postsFalse Bay Ecology Park for birds between landfill and wastewater treatment in June 2017
Up Elsies's Peak in May 2017
Heritage at Peers Cave in October 2016
Glencairn labyrinth in September 2016 before the January 2017 fire
Looking to Cape Hangklip from Silvermine East in June 2016
Hiking in Silvermine West with a view over Hout Bay im May 2016
Above Simon's Town to a faded Victorian sanatorium in April 2016
Walking with the eland from the Gantouw Project at Rondevlei in March 2016
Hiking the Shipwreck Trail at Cape Point in September 2015
To Betty's Bay on the far shore and Harold Porter NBG in July 2015
To Cape Point from snow on the Groot Winterhoek in July 2015
Crossing False Bay in June 2015
A birthday break in a guest house in Simon's Town by the sea 2013
WWF South Africa My False Bay
The story behind Elephant's Eye Cave
'[Princess] whose tears rolled down to form the vlei'
by Bridget Pitt
'It connects us to our heritage, plugging into that evocative story of the Khoi Princess, who lived in Prinseskasteel (now known as the Elephant Eye cave) and was raped, murdered or abducted by European sailors'
 is the 500th anniversary of the Khoisan princess’s abduction
By Diana Studer
of Elephant's Eye on False Bay
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