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Test your knowledge: Marine Life Quiz

Answers can be found further below the quiz questions   1) Are the sand granules larger higher on the beach? 2) Sea bamboo: The largest of local kelp. Are the leaves edible and nutritious? 3) Black mussels: How do they differ from the similar looking Mediterranean mussels? 4) How can you use your binocular to […]

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The history of Lampiesbaai – Part 1

Architect Chris de Hart based the design of this Lampiesbaai high-density village on the design guidelines he originally wrote for the Jacobsbaai Coastal Village or “Kontreidorp.” After extensive research into the remaining “Sandveld’ style architecture of the West Coast, he pioneered the re- establishment of this unique style which is suits this region. The style

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How to handle (or not to bother) our precious tortioses

Cape tortoises are one of the Weskus’ oldest and most precious inhabitants. Golden rule: Leave them alone. But if you must – this blog takes a look at how to handle them.

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Local Flora: What to plant and what not to plant? THAT is the question!

We take a look at some of the local and alien species of flora that inhabit the area in and around Lampiesbaai and give you some tips on what to plant in your garden and what not to plant.

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