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!

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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’ ….

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