Another 2 of those wonderful sunsets

Winter in South Africa

Collecting fire wood for warmth in the ‘location’ (township).

Landscapes in the Overberg 4

Farmers are the large scale landscapers on a global scale. Here in the Overberg region of the Western Cape, more specific in and around our village Stanford, it’s not different to the rest of the world. Every human intervention in nature leaves traces and around here I enjoy the photogenic gems on my way to …

Mandela Day in the village

Today we celebrated Mandela Day at the pre-primary school Funimfundo in informal settlement Die Kop near our village. For 67 (+) minutes around 20 volunteers from all walks of life worked in the garden or were engaged with improving the plumbing. And the children? They had their afternoon nap (more or less, see pics) and …

Sunrise at Crystal Kloof ….

…. as seen from our verandah in a wonderful village, somewhere in nowhere in South Africa.

Play mates (3 pictures)

Photography competition

I’m not much in favor of all kinds of photography competitions for which you have to pay an entrance fee to participate. But now I made an exception. Although there is a jury that makes the final decision people can also vote for me online. The more votes the bigger the chance to win the …

Free Rangers

At the Good Luck Farm just outside our village one can imagine true free range livestock; from chickens and ducks to guinea-pigs. The ‘farm products’ end up on your plate in a local restaurant but than we know it’s good!

Winter Green

Just a few shots along the provincial road nearby. The Western Cape is a Winter rainfall area with relatively dry Summers. The fresh green is what most people expect during Spring. Here you can experience that during Winter. And also the local wood logger is in the green.

Streaming

This was a lucky moment at Pig’s Snout; a bright sky without sea mist that fades the colors. Pig’s Snout is a section of the Klein Rivier Mountains near Stanford, South Africa.