Escaping Table Mountain

Last Friday afternoon at 3: First Capetonians arriving within the boundaries of the Cape Agulhas Municipality for their weekend getaway in places like Napier, Bredasdorp, Arniston, Struisbaai and Cape Agulhas. Every Friday about 10000 to 15000 cars with registration plates of the Mother City (including suburbs) escape Table Mountain for enjoyment in the Overberg; the …

Snow on the mountains

Earlier this week. The mountains at the horizon are about 50 km (30 miles) away. The grass is green; thanks to sufficient water management of farmers and municipalities in our Overberg region. Something the council in Cape Town can learn from. In the meantime virtually all pristine drinking water from Table Mountain (Cape Town) disappears …

Cape Town is exhausting

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The fishy part of Cape Town

Table Mountain

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Greetings from Napier (36 pictures to tease you)

Where I like to be: In 2000 we emigrated from The Netherlands to South Africa but only the past 2 years we are really enjoying ourselves in home-sweet-home-in-Napier in the Overberg region in the Western Cape. Not that we did not enjoy the years before but there is a difference. Napier and direct surrounds are …

Every drop of water counts in Cape Town

… But in the Overberg we still have water in abundance

Praying for rain in 3 different modes

(Praying Mantis, or as people in South Africa call it: ‘God of the Hottentots’) The dams feeding Cape Town need approx. 1 meter rain for they are full again.

The Cape Town Water Crisis simply explained

While small towns in the Western Cape make use of their own local water resources from their own mountains (like in Bredasdorp); Cape Town does not use the enormous amount of water of their own Table Mountain.

The last of 2017

The end of 2017 was a once off private performance of ‘The Better box Co’ of ‘THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK’ (by Lewis Carrol’) in, of all places, Wolvengat in the Western Cape, South Africa. The play was initiated by artist Willem de Roubaix who also created the moving cardboard orchestra (home made electronics and …