The amazing Sunset 1: Off you go

The date is Sunday 12 May 2013 and the time somewhere between 6 and 8 PM. Location: a hidden spot along the lagoon near the village. Together with friends and a great colored family from Mount Pleasant (who also discovered this spot…) we experienced one of those numerous amazing sunsets our area has to offer. …

Matjiesfontein revisited

Imaginary African Garden Party

Breakfast in Stanford

Anyone in for some chicken leftover?

One of those little things 6: the musical frog

Most people have those invaluable things in and around the house. It can be a souvenir from a place visited; memories from childhood, a heirloom or whatever. I’ve made a photographic inventory in our house and I publish the images in this blog, one by one. They are all in B&W. Today is the day …

The New South Africa

Together Rits and I represent the New South Africa. Not all rainbow colors yet but that will come in due time….

Dutch glory at the Dutchies in Hermanus South Africa

The lonely cyclist


Shot this cyclist just outside the gate of our house in Stanford, South Africa:

Early morning landscapes

Love to make pictures with sunset and sunrise. Last week Friday morning I went with the bearing in mind that everybody was still asleep. In the village yes but outside in the rural part of Stanford farmers and their workers begin their day as soon as the first light appear at the horizon. It was …

Beautiful View

Guesthouse ‘Fraai Uitzicht’ (‘Beautiful View”) in the Klaas Voogds hamlet in the Western Cape, South Africa does not only offer the guests stunning views from the restaurant terrace or amazing surprises to look at in the own garden but also a look at the guesthouse itself is worthwhile to stay there for a couple of …