Overberg Landscape 1

The Overberg is a region in the Western Cape, South Africa. It stretches from Grabouw/Elgin (80km East of Cape Town) to Barrydale in the East.

Sunrise in Barrydale

Landscape shot at hot water springs near Barrydale in the Overberg

Early morning in Barrydale

And now in Monochrome

Sometime ago I posted landscape picture I took near Barrydale in the Little Karoo. One of these I re-processed but than in monochrome (the thumbnail is the original).

Flowers in the ‘desert’

Don’t think that nothing grows in hot and dry areas. You’ll be surprised. Just a few shots made during an early morning hike near Barrydale in the Little Karoo, South Africa.

Wonder; did this wheel bring fortune?

La Pintade …

… is French for Guinea-flowl. This one is a special (light colored) breed and we met her on a farm near Barrydale in the Western Cape, South Africa.


Yes; there are people in South Africa who are proudly walking to their work. This is a farm worker near Barrydale. His body language says it all!!!


Barrydale is one of those small towns along Route62 one must take time for once on the track of the world’s longest wine route between Tulbagh and Port Elizabeth in South Africa. During January and February it can be extreme hot (>40 degrees Celcius or >104 F) but chilling offroad at the local Waterfront at …

Manipulated rural landscapes

I needed 5 different pictures for this composition. The first one is the sky (mainframe) added with the photo’s of respectively the lorry going off-hill; 2 of the cows (one mirrored) plus the sheep. The pictures have one thing on common; they were all made within a radius of 2 kilometers in Papiesvlei nearby our …