Category: Mossel Bay

  • Boggomsbaai and the quirky Fred Orban

    The Buffalo Rally was on and Mossel Bay was full of bikers. And dog-friendly posed a challenge, so I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when Mossel Bay Tourism suggested that I stay in Boggomsbaai. Well, it has a stunning (officially dog-unfriendly) beach, Fred Orban lives here, and there are no shops or pubs or […]

  • The most memorable & thought-provoking experience anywhere!

    Much has been made of the fact that the earliest artifacts of modern man were discovered at Mossel Bay.  So this is where modern man evolved, on the southern coast of the African continent.  So what? Then do yourself a favour – a big favour – and go on Dr Peter Nilssen’s Point of Human…

  • Mossel Bay — a rising tourism star

    Mossel Bay has been on the up-and-up for some time and tourism numbers to the area have grown steadily.  The town includes more rural areas like Boggomsbaai (where Beezus and I stayed) on the Cape Town side to Herolds Bay on the George side, with Brak river in between. The tourism office is good and…

  • Redefining stupidity

    One of my first stops in Mossel Bay was for provisions at Pick n Pay at the Langeberg Mall.  After parking and going up to the retail level, I was struck by the ambiance of the centre and whipped out my camera.  A woman standing with a group of men in front of me charged…