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 …

The Ocean

Between Elim and the Ocean

The Borderline ….

… between the lagoon and the ocean… Waiting for the natural breach.

The Klein Rivier Delta and the Ocean

The ocean is behind the dunes in the background. šŸ™‚

Hermanus under siege and the rainbow that did not made it

Two pictures shot this morning from Wortelgat between the lagoon and the ocean West of Stanford.

The lagoon, the dunes and the ocean

Impression of a day in the vineyard

Last week I submitted 3 posts about the grape harvest, the grape processing and, the most interesting part, the wine tasting. All pictures were shot at Springfontein Winery in our village Stanford, South Africa. The vineyards are located in a unique setting between lagoon and ocean. The terroir is sandy with lime scales (if we …

Steel nerves

Shot along coast in Gansbaai, South Africa. For people traveling off-the-beaten-track: From Hermanus/Stanford turn right into ‘Die Kelders’. Follow this road until there is a sign (=right) to a National Park. On this road first turn left. This is a dead-end road with parking at the end. Take the path towards the ocean and enjoy. …