Cape Town, Cave, Caving, Fish Hoek, outdoors, Recreation, Rocks, sacred site, skeletons, South Africa, sun
In Sun-valley lies a GREAT MOTHER CAVE, Peers Cave an ancient sanctuary burial cave and earth mother womb. Above is the ‘Cave of Ascension’, believed to be a ritual cave of rebirth and fertility. This is one of the Cape’s most sacred Caves. It is aligned to the Summer solstice.
The valley is famous for 12,000 year old paleolithic skeletons discovered in a cave (now called Peers’ Cave) by Bertie Peers and his father in 1927. Bertie Peers was a lover and explorer of the great outdoors, a fine amateur scientist and a dedicated naturalist but his enthusiasm eventually cost him his life, when he was fatally struck by a puff adder