The Cape Navigator

Seaside Community Newspaper

Day: January 10, 2024

Franschhoek Pass Closed Again: Construction Resumes with Daily Shutdowns for Soil Nailing

Photo by Photo Sudhir Matai.

Stellenbosch – Drivers planning a trip through the picturesque Franschhoek Pass will need to adjust their routes for the next several weeks as construction work to stabilize the landslide-damaged road resumes. The pass, which connects Franschhoek with Grabouw and Villiersdorp, will be closed daily between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, starting Monday, January 8th, and […]

Sunset Snafu: Sunset Pickpockets Pestering Signal Hill

Image by Firefly The Travel Guy –

Heed the horizon, not handbags: Signal Hill sunset turns sour for some as pickpockets lurk beneath the beauty. The iconic panorama of Cape Town bathed in golden light draws locals and tourists alike to Signal Hill’s grassy slopes. But amidst the breathtaking sunsets, a less picturesque trend is emerging – stealthy thefts marring the experience. […]

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