Looking back on a Whirlwind Week in Cape Town

My goodness, what a whirlwind of a week this has been! We picked up mom-in-law Lissi (visiting us from Windhoek, Namibia) from Cape Town International Airport last Saturday, and spent a leisurely afternoon at home, giving her some time to relax before launching into a jam-packed program of activities.

The Walk that almost wasn’t: A decidedly un-summery hike to the Amphitheatre

“Do you feel like doing the Amphitheatre hike tomorrow morning?” inquired hubby on Friday night. “Yeah, definitely.” “Great, so how about we get up reallllly early…” “Erm… how early is early?” “How about 5h30?” “What?!” “We’ll have a quick breakfast, and then it’ll take us about 45 minutes to get to the booms at Silvermine,…