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Offline keithk

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West Coast Nature reserve.
« on: August 26, 2007, 07:50:27 am »
 We had a function to attend at Darling at 14h00 and as it is the time of the year and it is the month of the Women I decided to add something special for my Super wife, so I thought I would take a quick ride through the West Coast Nat. park to see the flowers.We left Durbanville through the Vissershok rd and hit the black strip all the way , what a pleasure with very little traffic and no wind to worry us.We arrived at the park and I quickly realised why there was no traffic , everybody was here already and it was like Adderly st. on a Saturday morning.
First stop:


Stretched our legs and found these all around:



We then went further to the gates of Posberg which they open once a year for the public during the flower season and we were in formed that  bicycles and motorcycles were not permitted  to proceed through this section, I assume as there are large Antelope in the area ??We really enjoy this park as you have the sea on the on one side and the Lagoon on the other , this is the lagoon side "Kraalbaai":


Time was now running out so we headed back down the black strip and onto Darling. We eventually rolled up home at 18h00 totally relaxed after a super day out and recommend the ride for those who enjoy the flowers. :) :)
 
« Last Edit: August 26, 2007, 04:12:12 pm by keithk »
ROUTE DIFFICULTY:1 = tar
2 = good gravel /pillion friendly
3 = interspersed with sand, mud, sand , bush / not pillion friendly
4 = lots of sand, technical riding
5 = expert only (we are not worthy, still to meet one)
 

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Re: West Coast Naute reserve.
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2007, 08:37:52 am »
Those are some lovely picture's
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Re: West Coast Naute reserve.
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2007, 09:20:21 am »
Pretty, very pritty :)
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Re: West Coast Naute reserve.
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2007, 11:06:06 am »
Lovely!! One of the best times of the year to be out and about in the Cape...

(Why, o why am I away at work?!? :))
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Re: West Coast Naute reserve.
« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2007, 11:27:41 am »
bastard you did the trip I wanted to, Very Cool  ;D
 

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Re: West Coast Naute reserve.
« Reply #5 on: August 26, 2007, 11:49:15 am »
Very cool !

Nice pics.

It is awesome to have a wife that enjoys sharing in something like this.

Btw - It was lekker meeting you at the Cape drinks at the DRC on Friday...

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Re: West Coast Naute reserve.
« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2007, 02:58:24 pm »
Very pretty piccies there.

Me and SWMBO also did the West Coast today (up to Velddrif), but the sun wasn't up so the flowers kept in hiding. :P

Thanks for the report. ;)
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Re: West Coast Naute reserve.
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2007, 03:47:45 pm »
Nice report.  Are bikes always allowed  in there?  Are you allowed into the 'private' part at the end - I mean are there areas where cars can go but bikes can't?
 

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Re: West Coast Nature reserve.
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2007, 04:17:09 pm »
Hi TT The area where they do not allow the bicycles and motorbikes is the "Posberg" (this is right at the end which borders the sea) where there are large antelope, this area is only open to the public with motor cars once a year when the flowers are out.
{Btw - It was lekker meeting you at the Cape drinks at the DRC on Friday..}
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« Last Edit: August 26, 2007, 04:39:22 pm by keithk »
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2 = good gravel /pillion friendly
3 = interspersed with sand, mud, sand , bush / not pillion friendly
4 = lots of sand, technical riding
5 = expert only (we are not worthy, still to meet one)
 

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Re: West Coast Nature reserve.
« Reply #9 on: August 26, 2007, 05:15:34 pm »
Mooi man! :cool:
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Re: West Coast Nature reserve.
« Reply #10 on: August 26, 2007, 05:40:18 pm »
Beautifull keith. Really stunning out there. Combine pretty flowers,pretty bike and one pretty wife- you truely are one blessed soul. Enjoyed these moments.
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Re: West Coast Nature reserve.
« Reply #11 on: August 26, 2007, 07:48:38 pm »
With models like those and scenery like that - WOW - all the makings of good photos.
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Re: West Coast Nature reserve.
« Reply #12 on: August 26, 2007, 08:04:24 pm »
Beautiful pictures and scenery indeed!! ;)
 

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Re: West Coast Nature reserve.
« Reply #13 on: August 26, 2007, 08:20:31 pm »
Some nice pics  there Keith, well done!
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Re: West Coast Nature reserve.
« Reply #14 on: August 26, 2007, 10:15:15 pm »
With models like those and scenery like that - WOW - all the makings of good photos.

Hey Droff, stop perving on the lady already! ;D ;D ;D

Keith, hopefully this will teach you to NEVER again post piccies of your wife on this forum. You never know what evil lurks in the dark corners.. >:D :D ;D
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Re: West Coast Nature reserve.
« Reply #15 on: August 27, 2007, 12:12:02 am »
Stunning... did the same yesterday.... met an American lady at the Sushi bar at the waterfront on friday and decided to show her the flowers on the most perfect day of all... before she went back to the US. Saw lotsa scoots... and strained eyes for the Wilddog logo's'   none were noted and although we got the pics... were in cage so not going to add more than one... just with the lovely visitor - who was needless to say really impressed with the flowers!

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« Reply #16 on: August 27, 2007, 12:50:13 am »
hope you sent her home without a flower
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Re: West Coast Nature reserve.
« Reply #17 on: August 27, 2007, 02:48:21 am »
the lovely visitor - who was needless to say really impressed with the flowers!



Did you show her a "Jakob-regop"?
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Re: West Coast Nature reserve.
« Reply #18 on: August 27, 2007, 08:53:15 am »
the lovely visitor - who was needless to say really impressed with the flowers!



Did you show her a "Jakob-regop"?

 ;D :D ;)
 

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Re: West Coast Nature reserve.
« Reply #19 on: August 27, 2007, 06:07:56 pm »
With models like those and scenery like that - WOW - all the makings of good photos.

Hey Droff, stop perving on the lady already! ;D ;D ;D

Keith, hopefully this will teach you to NEVER again post piccies of your wife on this forum. You never know what evil lurks in the dark corners.. >:D :D ;D


AND what about the beautiful TA? Now that is a model to perv.

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