Tag: Port Elizabeth

Girl Power with Style: PE’s graceful ladyslider, Mia Baard

I happened upon Mia Baard when a couple of  amazing Cobbles Classic pictures and videos crossed my social media feed. I was struck, firstly by the grace with which she rides the waves, and secondly, by the beauty of Cobbles, the spot down at Cape Recife, just outside Port Elizabeth. I was keen to know how women’s surfing is doing in PE  and if it’s…

7 Fab Things you can plan for the weekend if you live in the Eastern Cape

You might moan a bit when you live there. Tssk. You may have hankered to be elsewhere, in greener pastures or more fashionable fields. But it’s only when you are an uncomfortable travel distance away from Port Elizabeth that you realize you took a few things for granted and overlooked a couple of gems that were right under your nose. Here are seven things I’m now sadly…

A rough guide to the holidays at St Francis Bay

Going to St Francis Bay for the holidays this year? First time? Second? Third? Here are eleven things you should know.  Jet skis. Just don’t. They’re not even allowed on the Kromme River, because those mean little engines suck up all the ecological goodies. You may traverse (that means drive out of the river at a snail’s pace) but you may not perform any tricks. (Namely…