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The Arum Lily Frog

The Arum lily frog, often found hiding in Arum lilies (Zantedeschia aethiopica) which it uses as camouflage and waits patiently for prey. This remarkable little frog is able to effect considerable changes in skin colour over short periods of time. … Continue reading

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Come hike with us on The Fynbos Trail

The past year 2014 was certainly a busy one for the trail and the team loved every minute of it. We made some awesome new friends and certainly hope to see a few of you back with us. Thank you … Continue reading

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Cape Mohair Fynbos Trail run rocks with Rockets

Wow, what a great weekend!  Thanks to all the runners who made their way out to The Cape Mohair Fynbos Trail run on Sunday.  The weather was great, the vibe at De Uijlenes venue with the Rockets Funky Fynbos Festival was … Continue reading

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Brown Sage (Salvia Africana-lutea)

Right on our doorstep we have a plant that can be used as a tea to help with coughs and colds as well as in potpourri. It is the brown sage, currently in flower (July/Aug). This aromatic shrub has orange-brown … Continue reading

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Hidden gems of the Fynbos

One of the most remarkable characteristics of fynbos is its very high number of rare and localised species. You are never quite sure where they are going to turn up, but fynbos-clad hills and valleys are full of special flowering … Continue reading

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A blooming good Autumn on the trail

We have had plenty of hikers enjoying the Fynbos Trail this autumn and have had great fun admiring the many magnificent flowers along the route. Perhaps because of the excellent rains in January our King Proteas (Protea cynaroides) have been … Continue reading

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