Herman van Bon Photography

Fine Art Photography, Napier, South Africa.

I’ve seen many small town museums in South Africa but the one in Genadendal in the Western Cape is one of the better ones, if not; The Best! Genadendal is neglected by the tourism industry and maybe that’s good; I don’t like ‘tourism traps’ and this oldest mission station (founded in 1738) of the African …

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While tourists are, en masse, directed to the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden in Cape Town by the tourism industry; real garden lovers from abroad (who did their own home work) prefer to go to a garden one-and-a-half hour East of the ‘Mothercity’. No tourist banter like coffee shops, restaurants and Made-in-China-shops but a real more natural …

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