Although originating from South West Asia many people in this area think that the quince is native to this country (South Africa) but what can you expect in a country where even conservation officials and (local wannabe) politicians are not always well educated and approve the dump of asbestos and other hazardous materials in a nature reserve …. But whatever; the quince tree in our garden produces unattractive (for the eye) fruits but once these are peeled, cooked and blended they resemble the taste of a delicious apple sauce. Add a bit of cinnamon and it combines well with boiled potatoes and a steak. Bon Appetit!
Nearby our village, along the road to Hermanus, you can find the Dumping Grounds of Cape Nature Conservation with asbestos and other hazardous stuff scattered around. On the plot also a few abandoned buildings which were originally build as boat houses, later converted to ‘people houses, and since Cape Nature Conservation took over slowly demolishing by natural forces. Shot this ‘inferno-like’ metamorphoto earlier this week during sunrise with the camera facing NorthWest. In the gallery some shots of ‘stuff’ ….