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Myburgh's Waterfall Ravine

October 17, 1993, 9:00 pm

17 October 1993 [pgs]

PGS, ANH

At about 10h00, Anthony's nerve broke, and he called Petrus. Yet another win in the on-going 'Who will not phone phirst?' competition. After lengthy negotiations, we finally met at 7 Lysander Way, and thence made our way to Hout Bay by about noon. We climbed Mybu...

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Hungry Harry's

September 25, 1993, 9:00 pm

25 September 1993 [pgs]

PGS, ANH

Patricia was recovering from the dreaded stomach type lurgy and Joan was still struck low, when intrepid young Petrus, and his trusty man servant Anthonius arrived at Duignam Road. In this sickly household, we immediately snapped into action, and ordered tea, th...

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Peck's Valley

September 19, 1993, 9:00 pm

19 September 1993 [pgs]

JV, PGS

Joan and I left Duignam Road at about 15h00 and walked along Boyes drive to Abe Bailies Grave. We took the path up the valley about the grave, cut across to Peck's valley and thence, via the main path, up the valley. A large boulder appears to have fallen out of...

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Kliphuis

September 12, 1993, 9:00 pm

12 September 1993 [pgs]

Pgs, JV

We left Duignam road at about 15h00, and walked along Boyes Drive as far as St James corner. We went up the valley above Abe Baillie's grave, crossed below the Noonday Rest beacon, and went up Peck's Valley. After a while, we lost the path, and bashed on through...

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Steenberg plateau

September 11, 1993, 9:00 pm

11 September 1993 [pgs]

Pgs, Muffet

I parked the car at Silvermine nature reserve, and Muffet and I walked along the road to the weir. Muffet went down the bank to have a drink of water and fell in. Being of a somewhat nervous disposition, she would not let go of the bank with her front paws,...

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